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A E Herrick 

)Or.,«nfi 


VOLUME X.—NUMBER 19. 


BETHEL, MAINE, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1904. 


PRICE THREE CENTS. 


Ready-to-wear NEWS ABOUT TOWN 

^4 4 t IT EMS OF INTEREST PICKED UP 

LlOthine by THE NEWS MAN. 

O Mrs. .1. M. Ph iihrnnlr 


L. A. Hall is in attendance on 
the State Fair. 

Miss Fiekett of Casco has return¬ 
ed to her home. 

Mr. Winslow was in town *a 


BUSINESS POINTERS. Train Wreck in Lewiston. 

_ Maine Central train No. 24, due 

Buainea'a Eeaaers will be published In this Lewiston at 4.15, took an open 
w&tothe%ne? ents per reckoning six switch at the Maine State Fair 


For Ladies, Misses and Chil¬ 
dren. Almost the entire new 
part of oar store is devoted to 


Mrs. J. M. Philbrook was in short time Tuesday 


Portland last week, 


Miss Alice French is in Auburn 


Fair week,you will find an entire- 


ground, at 4.10 Monday afternoon. 
It dashed into the siding, collided 


Miss Grace Mills of West Bethel for a couple of days 


is teaching on Bird Hill. 


J• U. Purington has had a new 


oar ready made departments. B .* Tae11 C ° nflQed t0 8mokestack P laced at ^ 

w ‘11U 1 A u h h by lllaess ’ Monday - Mrs. Fred P. Chandler of South 

e wi g a os ow you Miss Alice Russell spent Sunday Paris visited her parents Tuesday, 
the new styles even if you do with friends in Gbrham, N. H. Mr. E. L. Arno and son Ivan 

not care to purchase now. Mrs. M. A, Merrill visited rela- are attending the State Fair. 


Mrs. Fred P. Chandler of South 


not care to purchase now. Mrs. M. A. Merrill visited rela- 
New stocks in all departments. tives in Gorham, N. H., Sunday. 

__.... __ Mr. W. M. Jefferson of LynD, 

t ■ , Mass., is visiting at E. A. Capen’s. 

Umlaren S v^03,ts* Prof. W. S. Wight visited Gor- 

Does the little one need, a new coat? ba “ aud Berlin ’ Saturday and Sun- 

We can show you some pretty „ , , . 

... £ ^ * Miss Geneva Hutchins of Port- 


Mr. E. L. Arno and son Ivan 
are attending the State Fair. 

Mrs. Frank Merrill and Miss 


V O’- B ■- 

ly new line of veils and other with loaded freight cars, left th9 
goods direct from New York mar- rails and piled up in confusion, 
ket, at L. M. Stearns’. burying passengers, train hands, I 

Campaign pictures for sale at L. dead aad wounded, in the ruins. 

C. Hail’s. ' Hundreds of people saw the aeci- 

New hats for the Fair at Lr. M. dent, as it occurred directly before 
Stearns’. the open gateway of the Fair 

— -———- grounds where a crowd of people 

mass Meeung. were waifc j ng for car3> 

In addition to the speakers al- No. 24 was a heavy train consist- 


--- -- — u. <x ucavy uiaiu uuuaiblj- 

Maud Davis are in Lewiston this ready announced for the Mass ing of locomotive, baggage car, the 
week, ‘ M ....... — -- 


Mrs. A- J. Knight of East Rum 


Meeting to be held in Odeon Hall Pullman, smoker and two passen- 
on the evening of Oct. 10,. viz: Dr. ger coaches. 


v — w, iqud ui xvuuj- - d - - gtu uuauuvai 

ford was in town one day last A - E ' Winship, editor of the New As the train, which was behind 


week. 

Mr. and Mrs 


England Journal of Education, time and was running fast to make 
and Prof. P. P, Claxton of the Uni- up the loss, struck the freight od 


nnpc all from siv mnnttic iVUSS Weneva Hutchins of Port- Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Bartlett of ana rror - r. r. oiaxton of the Uni- up the loss, struck the freight od 

ones, an sizes rrom six mourns land is spending her Vacation with Phillips visited at John Swan’s versity of Tennesee, State Supt. the siding, the first freight car was 

U P* ‘ her mother. last week. W. W. Stetson will be present and thrown to one side. The locomo- 

E LOT Infants’ long coats, of Mr. Alton Richardson returned Miss E. E. Burnham has been P artic *P ate in tbe meeting. With tive then telescoped it and swept 
white Bedford cord,sateen lined, to his studies at the University of visiting Mr. and Mrs. Norman SUCh a trio ° f s P eakers as theso, it toward the ditch. Just outside 

trimmed with white braid, capes Maine Monday. Buck of Norway. Odeon Hall should be packed to the outer track was a huge pile of 


Bethel has long held a railroad ties, into which the train 
as an educational dashed throwing them hundreds 


. . --- —--u. >‘oimug juxi. nuu itjllo. iMorman ^• -- 

- trimmed with white braid, capes Maine Monday. Buck of Norway. tjaeon ±lall should be packed to the outer track was a huge pile of 

on shoulders, very pretty, $1.50 - Mr. William E. Abbott has gone Miss Mabel Kneeland of Harri th8 BefcheI haB long held a raiIroad ties, into which the train 

ONE LOT Velvet Coats, full to Oupsuptic to clerk in the Berlin son is the gu7s? T Lb Evely n l? uZ H ■ “ ed f ational dashed Growing them hundreds 

length, blue sateen lined, large Mills Co.’s store. Briggs at Ceylon Rowe’s stronghold, and it is hoped our citi- of feet. As the locomotive plowed 

■1 11 _ ■.], ... -p,, T7 .. x.ens young and old will turn out into the obstruction it was literally 

sailor col ar with white silk Mr. Edw. King, our energetic Miss Ada Cole and brother Jabez to listen to these speakers, ail of torn to pieces. Part of the tender 
braid, a neat, warm coat, $4.50 jewelerer and optician, is having of Stark, N. H., are visiting their whom are fully able to entertain, was found in the field. Part of it 

ONE LOT Children’s heavy Zibe- hl8 store P 1 P ed for S as - uncle, Orin Etlingwood. to interest and to instruct. was flung a hundred rods into the 

line Coats, in blue and brown,- Mr. and Mrs. Charles L.Lyon are Rev. F. C. Potter expects to ~ ' cow pasture near it. Everythin" 


ONE LOT Children’s heavy Zibe- 
line Coats, in blue and brown; 


full length, large capes with vtsitia " relatives in Auburn and again occupy the pulpit at the M 

. . . A t.tipnr! i nor tho TD C?_a__ _i__ _ x 


braid trimmings, large sleeve, a ttendiug the State Fail. E. church Sunday; also at Mason, 

turn over cuff, belted back, size ^he Ladies’ Church Aid will Miss Nellie Preble who is 3tay- 
6 to 14 years, a warm coat, *4.08 ™ eefc -with Mrs. Ira Jordan Thurs- ing at Dr. Sturdivant’s, went to 
ONE LOT Misses’ Coats of heavy ay afterQ00n of this week. East Bethel Tuesday foi a short 

Zibeline, black and blue, velvet C. E. King has returned to v sit. 

collar, plaited back with belt, where.he> has charge of Miss Fannie Capen, Miss Alice 

_ 8 tbe Ber lu Mills Co.’s storehouse. Capen aud their cousin, Mr. Wal- 

' 7 /T" n fnK n A A L ! I I J* /* r Io/>n T" nffn Hnnn a'ma J! I -1 . 


uncie, unn Etlingwood. to interest and to instruct. was flung a hundred rods into the 

Rev. F. C. Potter expects to — r ‘ cow pasture near it. Everything 

again occupy the pulpit at the M. Bethel Fair. about it was in fragments while 

E. church Sunday; also at Mason. Riverside Park Association holds next to it with the top ripped off 
Miss Nellie Preble who is 3tay- its annual fair and races on Tues- and lying exactly at right angles 
ing at Dr. Sturdivant’s, went to da,v at3d Wednesday of next week, to the track was the baggage, ex- 
East Bethel Tuesday foi a short We kave be6n 0llfc of town and press and mail car, while beneath 


East Bethel Tuesday foi a short 


- — - - — o-fWWUVi * MOOLI dj OUUiU - L--- — - - M wuuouiu 

Mr. G. E. King has returned to visit. witnessed the grand success of it was the fragmentary evidence of 

upsuptic, where he has charge of Miss Fannie Capen, Miss Alice other associations whose managers the freight car telescoped aud rid- 
te Berlin Mills Co.’s storehouse. Capen aud their cousin, Mr. Wal- kave ^ riad n0 harder, worked no died by the engine, 

Mr. John A. Archibald of Lan- lace Jefferson, are attending the more diligently to that end than A fire alarm was rung in and 
later, N. H.‘, spent Sunday with State Fair. have tho9e of fehis homo fair 5 and fchere was a rumor that the wreck 

is brother, Henry O. Archibald. ■ The members of the T„uWn.„h ~ Q ° W behooves U8 > as citizens of waS 011 fire - Water was turned on 


Students 

Will find a Fountain Pen a 
great convenience in their 
work. My line of Parker 
Lucky Curve 

Fountain Pens 

Contains pens from $1.50 to 
$6.00, and as the assortment 
is large you are sure to find 
something to suit you. 

Fountain Pen Ink, 25 cts. 

EDWARD KING, 

Jeweler and Optician, 

BETHEL, MAINE. 


V JP 3 aruior.> y 


BUSINESS EDUCATION 

has made thousands of young people 

SUCCESSFUL; 


T T j * , m. r* Joan a. Arcninaid Of Ban- laut) jeuersou, are attenaiag the , . „ „ -- - - -— the lack of it has made many more, 

ONE LOT Ladies Coats, three- caster> N . H ; t Sunday with State Fair. have those of this homo fair; and there was a rumor that the wreck FAILURES 

quarter length, satin lined, low his brother> Heary Q . Arc ‘ hibald . . The members of fche Ladies > 01ub ^ aa citizens of was on fire. Water was turned on - 

collar, strapped with black, Ker- m ho ^ , Bethel and desirers of its prosper!- but fortunately the danger from T Why belong to the latter class when a 

sey, covered buttons belted -T, " ? i , C °" PS annual picmc af6 f reminded h th »* th « annual ty, to make an individual effort to fire was soon over. months’ sfudy will place you in the 

sey, coverea Durrons, Deuea W1 n be held at the cottage of J. C. meeting will be held next week q ugta in this hom« m hp araW . n . 0 Tr . , „ former? Our catalogue may aid yon in de- 

back, $ I2 -5° Billing« Son^o Lake next Fridav Thursday. sustain this home institution. The dead are William Kimball, ciding. Write for it. 

. s 0 ’ Gxtiuda y- y This has been a bountiful year in the engineer, and Wm. M. Chap- F T SH aw p -a t 

-- Mrs. A. M. Far we 11 returned Miss Grace Ames who has spent garden, field, and orchard. Look man, the fireman, both of whom . . 5MAW, President. 

"" from West Bethel Flat Sunday, _her vacation with her parents, over your stores and selecting jumped, Almon Hodgson ef Bos- c r i,„ 11. 

Flannelette Wrappers. and Wl11 remaia afc hom e some Mr. and Mrs. I. w. Ames, has re- your best, take it where others may ton, a government mail weigher, L. YilllUenKerCKllOyeil, 
Our line for fall is now rea'dv. Wo- W6ek9 ' • Curned t0 New York. rejoice with you in this bounty, who died from internal injuries adti 

men who have worn the DO The corn shop shut down Satur- There will be one fare tickets If another’s exhibit is better than during the night, and Joseph Cook artistic pho i ocrapher, 

MKTrri, 13 '? h ^ " day night ’ haVi °S pul- up 34,000 sold on the Grand Trunk between yours,, learn your neighbor’s of Portland, a traveling engineer 29 MfllN 5T 

imut known that they are gallon cans of corn. Labeling be .Island Pond and Portland for the method, and go ye.and do likewise, in the employ of the Maine Central 

the best. Perfect in style, fit gan t b j S wee j £ , fair at Bethel next week. Full bins make fat cattle, and as wbo was buried in the wreck hut, BET HEL, - MAINE 


Flannelette Wrappers. 

Our line for fall is now rea'dy. Wo- 


ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHER, 


29 MfllN ST 


J-**-'**'-"-* ^ ^ A Wi IX. xmiooiiug UD 7—*-* — “'-* muu X. L/i uiuuu J.V/A IUO MUU S'-* J otrnu w imo 100. ill LUC tflLl plUy U l tiQG 1 >J O. III tf UjBU LFH. 

the best Perfect in stylefit gan wee ] c , fair at Bethel next week. Full bins make fat cattle, and as wbo was buried in the wreck, but 

and workmanship. All prices D. H. Mason has returned from Miss Mildred Jordan who has you P r °udJy survey your long was dug out and did not appear to 
from Sx.oo up. , the New Hampshire forest where been visiting at Harry Jordans, is llDes o£ sleek animals or only the be seriously hurt, but died at the 

ONE LOT of good Flannelette, he has been engaged in surveying returned to her home in New one or tvvo individuals ‘ in your hospital Tuesday morning. There 

black and white, blues, reds, the past summer. Haven, Conn., yesterday. possession, just think how much are at least two more victims ii 

browns and grays, braid trim- There will be a free social at Rev. and Mrs. Potter and son P leasure lt; would give the men the Central Maine Hospital, wiier 

° J ... whiY havo dlnnH h\r ihlQ QuOAniof Lin ~ t 


MAINE 


UiU wu 8 turn grays, uiaiu nun- — .v„r a ar *.v.. — x tt uu ^ lGasui,e u would give the men the Central Maine Hospital, where 

med, full flounce skirt, all sizes, Garland chapei, Thursday evening, came to Bethel for, a short time who have stood by this association the injured were taken, who are 
, 2 to 44 ' $ 1.00 September 29, at 7.30 o’clock. All Monday, reiurning to North Bridg- y ear after J’ ea1 ' 1° see some of your seriously hurt. 

’ are cordially invited. s ton on the afternoon train. treasures in their stalls. The only articles of the express 

--— Messrs. Geo. B. Farnsworth aud Prof. W. R. Chapman is attend- c J her6 ^ Cattle ’. . 8b ®® P ’ car that were not partially or com- 

. Fred B. Merrill are spending a few ing the State Fair. He has two V P ® U J^ iy eno . ugb m 1>kl8 pletelv demolished were the two 

Shirt Waists in many daysatBowdoinCoHege before re- good horses, Bonnie Nelson and W ou, d call fo“ all the hourTof the C w ° mpan,on 9afea of ^ be tfff? 

? turning to their studies at Har- Miss Strike ent'ered in the races. , .. , , , . Expiess company. Mr. Bickford, 

JHld vard. Dr Tueil will cimro-a former three days to look it over, fcbe eX p resg messeuger, who was 

Oljlti d.UU rllCCi. . Di. Tuell will have charge of the admire its'quality, and learn of its ba( nv burned stood calmiv iw 

___ _ . ■ The Annual Harvest Fair by the Exhibition Building at the Fair bre edin£? Then there are the baa y , 6d ’ s ood calmly by 

ONE LOT of pretty Flannel, tuck- Ladies! Aid of the Methodist next Tuesday and Wednesday as horses 1 Bethel is one ot the ^ horse SG r Q °T ^ WOrk ° f 

ed, good colors, - $1.25 church, will be held in Pa.tee usual, assisted by Mrs. Orville 5 ^ 

- Hall,Oct. 12, if pleasant, and if not, Oiough. ‘ ; e e D r t e 6r n 9 ot ° xce Ti eD t speefmens care ? SaM! °“ r trai " W8S !f tG 

--if„,! Iho hflMthniiiih T, x 1Tr , , were not excellent specimens care and we were making up time when 

w be held the 13lfa, Rev. and Mrs. Webster Wood- fully hoarded at home, a grand the accidenfc occurred. I should 

-- Mrs. J. M. Brocb of Brockton, bury of South Framingham, Mass,, horse show would follow. Bring &ay we were running nearly sixty 

C // > <jfc? * Mass., and Mrs. D. E. Edwards of have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. them out. Let other folks see miles an hour. I had just grasped 

, JhmnrtA ^sTY Ul/// Ft - FalrfleId are guests of their Purington but will return to their what you are doiug, and horse- the bar near inv window and was 

mother, Mrs. A. M, Farwell. Mrs. home Friday. men know where to look when jooking out into the fairgrounds 

Edwards is accompanied by her Mr. L. T. Barker went to Locke’s they want something nice in your w hen I felt the car rockin" under 


Shirt Waists in many 
Styles and Prices.. 


Having returned from Boston, 
we are prepared to show the 
ladies, a fresh new line of 

MILLINERY, RIBBONS, 
FEATHERS, VELVETS, 
SILKS and all Accessories. 

GLOVES in Kid, Jersey and Golf, 
UNDERWEAR, 

PILLOW TOPS, 


train was late „ 

% up time when CRASH, TOWELS, 


127-129 MAIN STREET, 

NORWAY MAINE. 

Telephone 112-2. 


last trip to 

Niagara Falls 

AND THE 

World’s Fair 

Mon day, October iUh, 1904. 

9 n Bie Live And let Lived^lan. 

A DAY AT MONTREAL 

with Carriages about the city 
aud up Mount Royal, . . , 

A DAY AT NIAGARA 

with Great Gorge Ride, Incline 
Railway, “Maid of the Mist," 
and Carriages. 

A DAY AT CHICAGO 

With Automobile ride and 

five days at st. louis. 
all for $70.00. 

No extras to be charged up —$70 

pays for fares, Pullman service, 
a *‘ side trips,admissions to Pair 
and all board from start to finish. 

jMjk any of the one hundred and fifty 
people who have been with us their opin- 
on of our servifeOj and nothing more 
need be said. Address 

E - C- BOWLER. Bethel, Me. 


Edwards is accompauied by her 

daughter, Miss Adelaide. Mills Tuesday to attend the fun- Hue. me . I should say that our entire 

Letters for the following are ad- eral ot Mrs. Stephen Buck, one of The ladies have always been D-aiu ground its way in the earth 
vertised at the postoffice: the oldest citizens of the town, generous in their aid to increase for more than 400 feet. The crash 

Charles Grover. having reached the advanced age the interest and add to the display.' wag f r fghtf U l I remembered noth 

Ge“w E Ri?hard8on ' <>f ninety-four. Bring of your handiwork, fancy ing untiI t foand my s eIf struggling 

Harris Veinot * Next week is one of fairs. Beth- work > bric-a-brac, curiosities, any- upward out of the mass of ruins. 

Walker & Chapman Heirs. e£ f a f r be held at Riverside thing which will attract or hold It seemed to me that I would never 

, T . _. „ .. , Park on Tuesday aud Wednesday; the attention of the visitor, that ge t to the surface.” 

Next week comes the Bethel th catt j e 8bow 0 f t be Oxford the hal1 d laP la y may be the best T , ... . r . 

Fair. We would like a good show Norfcb AgricUltural eQcieby ever seen on the grounds. , “ waS . ^ Unt " Manager ?f ,6r 

ip the hall and the only way to bpld at Anddver .Wednesday attd* Secretary Hall has devoted, much . ai f U ,T e . ° n ? !. POt a , n , ad 

have it is for all to take an in- Thursday, and the annual fair at time and R vast amount of energy ji/BickfoV could be induced to 

terest and each one bring some- North Waterford, Friday and Sat- to the procuring of a large list of , r * C ° ald be iad ced to 

thing to help the thing along. ■ urdayi . entries for the two days’ races, and j eave aud Have his wounds dressed 

Committee, Elbl . id g e Potter, father of Rev. F. J ‘ udglug from hl8 success some ly 0 an * a evv 66 Tom 0 

Hon. J. M. Philbrook had in his 0. Potter passed from this life rare 8P»rt is in store foi-[he lovers .... . .. _ , _ 


I should say that our entire 


TRAY CLOTHS, Etc., Etc. 

Always glad to show goods, 
just call and look over our at¬ 
tractive and useful articles. 


L. M. Stearns 


BETHEL, MAINE. 


Hon, J. M. Philbrook had in his 0. Potter passed from this life l ’ are sport is in 
yard on High street, last Monday, Monday evening, and will be of h6r ^ rac,ug 

some of the finest steers seen in buried on Thursday. He was in 1 - 

Bethel for some time. These cat* the 63rd year 3f his age aud had Gen. W, P. C 


1 horsie racing. Inspector Heald of the Maine 

__ Central Railroad, Commissioners 

lir _ ... , . , , Spofford and Chadbourne visited 

Gen, W, P. Chadwick of Exeter, (he gc0nfi of fche vvl . ock Tuegday) 


-- .uoru year oi ms age ana naa wen. w, unaawicK oi jwceter, (he scene of fchfl vvreck Tiie^Hnv 

tlo were -well-mated, handsome always llvod in ^Torth Bridgtou, N. H., managing trustee of Phil- and are prepai . ing t0 hold a 

fellovVS,.and would have delighted He has a uumber of acquaintances Hps-Exeter Academy was drowned . 

any wielder of the goad. and some relatives in Bethel, in the channel off Harbor Heights, ,uVest ‘g atl0U noxt 'veek* 

Mr. Balcomb, one of the over- Prof. W, S. Wight started for Barnstable, Mass., Sunday, while John B '' Gbase ' the baggage 

seers at the corn shdp, was quite Richmond, this “ morning, where l Q bathing. mas or, an Eli Merriman, the 

badly scalded in the face while he is to begin his winter’s work wn , „ M 1 ,„i ma . 00rM ai ’° sfc 11 a serious 

testing caus, one day last week, by with singing classes. Later he f 1 p 0u ? C Q1 .t'J In , a o,„, IP „^' ?,° U a * fcbou ff h a(; au eai ’ly 

the breaking of a rope, which pro- goes to Aroostook county and will r n t- mi ia 1 9 ,nornln fi tboy were re* 

, , ,, • , . u and Liver Tablets, They are easy ported as being com for able, 

dptated the cans into the hot hold a class in Caribou Rework. to tak0 and dnoe * no griplu y 8 com toi table. 

r.hvnwr ir, rurfH* him fin in ArnnflrAftt f»Atinfv dAHAioii 1 010 




John E, Chase, the baggage r 1 r 
master, aud Eli Merriman, the 1 ™ t0 ^ to the l x,blic tllElfc 
maii clerk, are still in a serious I have opened a Sate Stable in May- 
condition although at au early and w, ll keep a large stock of 
hour this morning they were re* Horses, weighing fro m tooo to 
ported as beihg comfortable. 1600 pounds each, constantly on 


water and threw it over him. eel in Aroostook county several 

Mr. H. 0. Banket, Mr. E. W. y0Ar& ag0 and 5t is at tho repeated 
Barker, and Mr. A, S. Chapman joctuests or the people that he re 

KRoIbnrtin NT TT Rtin/laxr turns to them tiliS WiUtOf. 


went Shelburne, N. I-I., Sunday, turaS to them thl9 wiut01 ’- Bennett, Gilead; II. W. Dennison, 

to attend tho funeral of a cousin, EAST BETHEL. West Bethel. 

Mr. Charles E. Ingalls, who died The Rov. A. D. Colson, Univer* ..... 

in Los Angeles, Cali., Sopt. 17, and aalist pastor at Bethel Hill, will Patience—“Is her husband in 
whose body was brought to Shel- preach at the church horo Sunday trade?”—-Patrice—‘‘No; I10 was sold 
burne, his old home, for burial. afternoon. out by the sheriff last woek.” 


or other unpleasant effect, “ ' ' ' 

For sale by G. R, Wiley, Bethel; Notice. 

E< L. Tebbets, Locke Mills; J. W. I desire to say to the public that 
Bennett, Gilead; H, W, Dennison, I am prepared to do all kinds of 


r est Bethel. shoeing. Also 1 have for sale one. 

. now buckboard and a second-hand 

Patience—. <( I m her husband in &?„ good condition. 

ade?”~Patrice—*‘No; he was sold £ 0 , Bartlett 

it by the sheriff last woek.” 2wlS Bethel, Maine. 


hand. If you need a good .work 
horse, or a driver, give me a call and 
I will please you, 

Geo* E, Ryerson, 

Bethel, Mtitie* 

. .,.. . n ^ . • ... 

DeWItt’s Salve 

Foi* Piles, Burns, Sores. j 




































TI-IE BETHEL NEWS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1904, 


BUM vijjys CARDS, 


MISS K. E. BURNHAM, 

Millinery, Fancy Goods and Jewelry, 


Bethel, Me, 


HERRICK A BARK, 


at 


Law, 

Bethel, Me, 


H, H, HASTINGS, 

Attorney-at-Law, 


Frye office. 


Bethel. Me. 


A. W. GROVER. 

Pension 
28 Main St., 
jsgrosk-- Jars the ia< 


Attorney. 

Bbthbl, Maixe, 
ttnv - a; oaeb week. 



Now, do 


LOXO mSTAVE TELEPHONE. 

DR, gardiner l. sturdivant, 
PhYSUUAX A- .Sukreox. 


Office in Residence ] 
opposite Otleon Hall \ 


BETHEL 


Long Distauco Telephone. 

DR* I. H. WIGHT, 

Physician and Surgeon, 

Office in Residence at Bethel, 


Wonnell Staud, 


Maine. 


J. WALDO NASH, 

Licensed Taxidermist, 

Norway, Maine. 
Telephone'Couneetion. 


LV. 

Late in the evening, Prince Yasslll 
BhVJS.T tors?! uneasily on his couch, 
vainly seeking a position which should 
give rest and relief to his excoriated 
shoulders; still sore from the effects 

of his knouting; but this he sought in _ - , . „, 

Vciin nna nini, 

‘Ah, scoundrel of a Tsar 1 ’ hs ', '“ eave that t0 me *’ sa ‘d the monk, 
thought, ‘there shall come a day of °“ ly Iet a month from to ' fla y S° 
reckoning between thee and me. : be ^ ore y° u attempt any new schemes 
Accursed imposter, it shall go 


doubt abput this first ono. 
you see?’ 

Shuiski uttered an ejaculation. ‘By 

-, Otrepieff, you are the devil. 

Another impostor! what an idea! A 
new claimant! Yes, you must be the 
devil himself. But where are we to 


■Forgive me! save yourselves!’ 

discomfited ranks of the besieged. 

He saw enough to corroborate the 
young man’s advice; some of the., 
j young nobles were throwing sidelong 
: ugly glances at himself and his more 
prominent companions, many of whom 
were Poles or Cossacks. 

After a minute’s hesitation he decided 
not to reopen the combat. Announc¬ 
ing that the day was getting dark, and 


The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been 
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of 

and has been made under his per¬ 
sonal supervision since its infancy. 
Allow no one to deceive you in this. 
All Counterfeits, Imitations and “ Just-as-good” are Out 
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of 
Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment. 



(And in the meantime you must change 'that was *- 00 * ate t° r a seconc I en ' 


with me but I wipe off old scores, i y ° ur attlt )i de- Do not oppose any- 
Thou hast chastised me with whips, i thlnS A he Tsar may d0 that Samples 
but I will chastise thee with scorpions. '- n - 0 d customs and observances. 


- „ *** n 1UI acui U 1 UU 3 , i. - . . , , . 

St. Nicolas, St. Sergius—all the Saints ^ ather tr -y. and incite him to violate 


in the calendar—will these infernal ' national Prejudices in every possible 
shoulders of mine never stop aching’’ i JT ay ’ tbe e ° d wil1 co:ne a11 the sooner. 

. A ° I I in vnn coo?' 

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is a man—a monk—below, who says 
he is a great doctor, and is come to 
cure your back.’ 

‘Cure my back, you villain? What 
do you mean?’ 

‘My lord, the man insisted on my 
using those exact words.’ 

‘Flog him out with the dog-whips, 
and—no, stay! Bring him in here 
first; perhaps he__may he the. new 
buffdon Vorotinski told me of. Any¬ 
how, the distinction may help me to 
forget this excruciating torture.’ 

Shuiski looked curiously at the man 
as he entered. ‘Who are you, and 
what do you mean by sending such f rlB . 1 
an extraordinary message?’ I me l 

The monk dropped his hood, and 
fixed his eyes on the Prince. ‘Prince, 

I meant what I said; I am a doctor.’ 

‘I have five already, and if you are 
no more use than they are, beware of 
the scourge, you rogue!’ 

‘The best men don’t always escape 
scourging,’ replied the man; ‘and there 
are more wounds than those inflicted 
by the knout. 


Do you see? 

‘Otrepieff,’ said Shuiski, ‘you are a 
miracle. You are right; we are all 
babies compared with you. We need¬ 
ed you badly. I tell you, when the 
impostor has fallen, I will not forget 
you.’ 

‘I know what you are thinking of,’ 
answered Otrepieff, with a peculiar 
smile; ‘you mean to be Tsar yourself. 
Advice is always thrown away, hut I 
warn you, do not think of it; if so, you 
will come to a bad end. .As‘for me, 
I shall not need your 'rewards by 
then. I want no rewards; I work for 
my own hand, and for no one else, 
‘Remember, wait for a month, Be- 
j ture It is over you shall hear strange 


gagement, he re-entered his sledge 
and drove home, followed by the rest 
i of the company, 

Night was falling as they entered 
Moscow, The knots of people gath¬ 
ered together in earnest conversation, 
and their fix^d- curious stare attracted 
the Tsar’s attention. As soon as he 
j reached the Kremlin, he got out, and 
1 sent his driver back to find out what 
j was the matter. 

The man soon returned. - 

‘Tsar, bid me not be chastised, if the 
news is unwelcome.’ 

‘Speak out.’ 

‘Tsar, there has been a great dis¬ 
turbance in the town. The people 
thought—It was said—that the Tsar 
was massacring the principal boyars 
at Viazema, by means of his Poles 
and Cossacks.’ 

Dmitri said nothing, but went in. 


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news.’ 

He turned and went out. 


LVI. 


soul 


The days flew by. March was dying, 
j but it was icy cold at Moscow. The 
| snow lay deep upon the ground. 

| The council broke up. ‘In three 
i months, then, we shall be all ready, 
j and then, woe to the Tartars! ’ ex’. 

Prince, the iron has entered into thy 1 , C ’ a ‘ med D f mitri -’ ? ut Practice, my 
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‘The man Is mad/ thought Shuiski, 
as he watched his strange visitor’s 
gleaming eyes and twitching mouth. 
‘You are a bold rascal,’ he said aloud. 
‘What is your cure?’ 

‘I will tell you that, and your own 
hurt, in one word. I know what you 
were thinking of as I came in. Re¬ 
venge is a fine thing. Prince Vassill 
Shuiski: is it not so?’ ! 

'He must be a spy, sent by the im - 1 


postor to try me,’ thought Shuiski 


gentlemen, to 
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snowballs will find plenty of sport im-| 
looking on. We begin at two.’ 

/Three months hence,’ muttered 
Shuiskti under his breath, as the Tsar 
left the room, ‘the Tartars will trou¬ 
ble you no more.’' 

***** 

Over the white 


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Iwanicki stretched out his foot. 
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_ II difficult to get in, perhaps, when 

even with him’ ■ was mowing old“before TheyTrrived ! oameback '’ , 

„ , , ‘ ... , . , 1 at Viazema, for they had started latp I Dmitri looked at him. ‘Do you really 

You may be something of a doctor, and th _ „ * woro Started late - think it’s as bad as that?’ 


ru* 


and the days were short. I 

Half a mile from the convent a huge i General, have you heard the 
fort of snow had been erected on a 1 v 

rising mound. A high wall of snow' ^ bat! about my massacring the 
ran round it, encircled itself by a deep , boya u rs ;„ oh yes -’ 
ditch. The plan of action was soon I That s not the worst; that only' 
formed. About fifty young nobles I rose from the other -’ 
commanded by Basmanof and Galitzin’ I 3 bich ?’ 

entered the fortification, and prepared I Xt s rather a curious thing. They 
to repel the attack of a select detach- i say ' a , pre tender’—Iwanicki turned 
., . ^ 11 1 ■ ment of the Tsar's bodyguard Ipd hv i away ““ kas ariseri on the Don, giving 

SSfiJfT"; , T, ;r '*• « no. i 11 "" 1 ' T “™vitcl,p s „r 

‘Otrepieff!’ cried Shuiski, with a 1 cij£ e r rs U m ° St * 7 th8lr plaudlts aud 
si art that made his shoulders ache] The‘signal was given by the dls- 
again; ‘why; fool that I am of course! | charge ofa musket, and the game be- 


but you are no sorcerer, you scamp! 
I was thinking when you came in 
what sort of a woman this Polish 
bride of our Tsar will be.’ 

‘You are- lying!’ said the monk 
coolly, ‘because you are afraid I am a 
spy of Jhe Tsar. Listen! *Look at 
me, Prince, .and you will think so no 
longer. Did I not say, revenge is 
sweet? Well, we both want it—I 


Peter 
good many 


Those who did UU u 1 r-, ^ . , ,, 

1 1 Fedorovitch, and that a 

Cossacks are for him.’ 

Dmitri started, this time In good 
earnest. 

‘You see, General, there is probably 
not much danger, .but it will - make peo* 
pig-talk—and compare. 

Yet I might be forgiven if I forgot ' gan. The'depth of the ditch,°and" the 1 In £act ’ 1 WaS rather gIati when 
you; twelve years have left their slippery sides of the wall,’ at first y ° U Came baCk ' They were beglnnin S 
mark on you. Well, you renegade . defied all the efforts of the besiegers. I t0 -' Sat res ^ less ’ these Muscovites,-— 
scoundrel, fine work you have made From the summit of the snowy palis- i and i tbe 5 r looked at your humble serv- 
here? They say you were this im- j ade the besieged Russians rained ant ’ S f Id Iwanlcki * laughing, ‘in no 
poster’s right hand;, and they say, | down a hall of snowballs; and loud i ve f. y 1 ® asant “anner.’ 
too, he has cut you off and cast-you i was the laughter as man after man, as Iwanicki, you are right. I’ve no- 


I see it 


away—ah, there’s the sting! 
in your face.’ 

‘Ay,’ said Otrepieff, without emo¬ 
tion, ‘It Is so. He thought, poor young 
fool, he could kick away the ladder,by 
which he had mounted. Well, Prince, 
you see now I am no spy. Do you 
understand me yet? I come to cure 
you.’ 

‘Why, no doubt we have all heard 
fine stories of your deeds on behalf of 
this scoundrel, my good Otrepieff. 
They say—he said, himself—you had 
put him on the throne; but as to get¬ 
ting him off again, who are you? 
What can you do?’ 

‘I’m the only man In Russia who 
can undo my own work.’ ‘You think 
I’m bragging,’ said Otrepieff. Well, 


he all but scaled the rampart, struck . 


full In the eyes with'a well-aimed Tsarevitch,-yes I see through It* 

r all.. Tin vmr know wTin lo nf 


and rolled In the 


lost his balance 
•now. 

Gradually, as one or another lost 
his temper a little, the fun grew some¬ 
what more earnest. The Russians 
within the fort, afraid of hurting the 
Tsar, who hurried about, af.tempt’ng 
any point which seemed to offer the 
best opportunity, did nol dare to re¬ 
taliate in kind. The Tsar at length, 
with a small force of foun or five of 
his best men, amidst a hail of inoffen¬ 
sive missiles, succeeded In effecting 
an entrance, partly 6 wlhg to tjie sud¬ 
den fall of part of the wall; and rush¬ 
ing la with a shout of delight, follow¬ 
ed by his supporters, appeared aud¬ 


it's not easy. But think, who knows j denly on the top of the interior castle, 
the Tsar as well as I do—I who pulled and the vlctouy was won. 
him out of a fire at ten years old, and I ‘Gallafttly done, my men!' he cried 
have been a father to him ever since?’ 1 joyously, brushing the snow, from his 
Shuiski laughed again, ‘It’s a wise ‘admirable! 


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father that Knows his own child. l<ou 
didn’t know, did you, your adopted 
Hon would play you such a dirty trick 
as this?’ 

‘No, said the monk quietly, ‘I did 
not; but let that pass. Shall I prove 
'to you that you cannot do Without 
me?’ 

‘Yes, by all means,’ 

‘if I tell you the one thing you must 
do to overturn him, If I tell you the 
way to do It, and show you how to 
do It—hay, do it myself—will you 
believe me?’ 

‘Perhaps.’ 

‘Then,’said Otrepieff,'listen: There 
must arise another Imposter, You did 
not think of that, you boyars, cunning 
•s you are; yet that is the only way/ 
'How will that do any good? Wo 
shall only have two Impostors Instead 
of one/ 

Otrepieff smiled soornfully. T told 
you, you needed me, You do not know 


all, Do you' know who is at the bot¬ 
tom of It? It’s' that restless busy¬ 
body, Otreplegj I know the look of his 
work. It was not wise of me to make 
the man my enemy. So this is his 
game,—well, no, I didn’t antic'pate 
this move,—but we’ll 

These foolish old boyars would 
never have thought of a trick, like that 
Yes, It’s Otrepieff, The rogue; he\t 
the very devil at intrigue. 

‘The fact is, we want action/ a 
viqfory or two over the Tartars,— 
there’s what I need. Only^iet Marina 
come, and we’ll be’off/ 

‘Iwanicki/ he went on presently, 
‘it was good of you; you are a true 
friend; but you shall have no more 
bad ankles while I’m away, i’ll not 
leave youJjghlnd to be Slaughtered by 
a rising of these villains. 


Ah! wait a bit, my conspiring boy- 
Next summer, by God’s help, we will } are i next, time I’ll_be a heavy weight 

to you all, The great thing Is,\ how 
to deal-with this runfir well. Let 
see.. 

‘How do you think It would do to 
accept it as true, eh, Iwanicki? and 
send and Invite the Tsarevitch Peter 
to come and see his uncle, and prove 
his claim, and assure him of being 
well treated, That’s it', that's it. 
That’s the plan. Aha! Otrepieff, I’ll 
beat you at your own game. 


take Azbf as easily from the Tartars, 
Truce, gentlemen, truce fpr ten min¬ 
utes/ 

The action stopped; but the besieged, 
many of whom were seriously out 
and wounded on the face with frag¬ 
ments of ice and stones, stood 
sulkily apart, and conversed in small 
knots, 1 

‘We’ll begin again In fife minutest' 
shouted* Dmitri gaily, after a pause, 
'and reverse the positions, Some one 
repair the breach in the wall there/ 
But as he stood laughing and talking 
with his men, a young noble approach¬ 
ed, and drawing him aside, said— 
‘Tsar, forgive me, but don’t begin 
again, The game may be sport to you, 
but it’s very serious earnest with some 
of them. They dare not Use the stones 
and ice that your men do; they don’t 
love you, some of them; they are 
hurt and angry, and they carry sharp 
knives, it may be fighting in real 


the people.; I do, if there should arise 
now imposter* they will begin to I earnest in a nothe r ten minutes/ 


LVIII. 

Near Moscow, on the Very spot 
where Dmitri had pitched his camp 
before entering his capital for the 
first time, a spacious pavilion had been 
erected for the ■ reception of Marine 
And her escort, They had arrived in 
the morning, and after discussing « 
sumptuous collation that had been pre¬ 
pared for them, the Palatine Of San- 
domir, the Princess Wisnowiski, and 
A few other Polish nobles, Viassief 
Afid his, suite, Marina herself and A 


few Polish maids of honor, were as¬ 
sembled chatting in the principal 
room, when an orderly entered with 
several parcels, which he stated to 
have just arrived from -the Tsar. 

‘.More presents!’ exclaimed, the 
Palatine. ‘WeU, Marina, you certainly 
have a g.--„-rous lover. This is at 
least the hundredth man who has 
brought you wedding presents from 
the Tsar since we started.’ 

On. opening the packages they were 
found to contain several bags of 
roubles for distributing to the crowds 
who should welcome her arrival, and 
a magnificent tiara of pearls. 

The tiara passed from hand to 
hand. 

‘My lord,’ said the orderly to Mnis- 
zek, ‘the courier who .brought these is 
waiting outside. He has a verbal 
message from his Imperial * Majesty 
to .her Imperial Majesty, which can 
only be- communicated to her in pri¬ 
vate. 

The Palatine looked at his daughter. 
‘I suppose your Imperial Majesty,’ he 
said with a smile, ‘must order us all 
out of her presence.’ 

‘Oh no!’ said Marina, with a blush; 
That is not necessary. I will go into 
the next room, and he can come in 
there/ ‘ 

Mniszek nodded to the orderly, as 
Marina finished speaking. ‘I suppose 
there is #0 harm, Viassief?’ be "said 
to the Russian representative of the 
Tsar, who stood by, stiffly disapprov¬ 
ing this familiarity with his Imperial 
mistress. 

‘His Imperial Majesty has spoken,’ 
answered Viassief. ‘No son of Russia 
would offer violence to his Tsarina.’ 

The courier, almost concealed by Lis 
furs, and the huge cap pulled llown 
over his ears and eyes, till nothing 
but the tip of his- nose was visible, 
entered A and made a salute. 

‘Go in there,’ said Mniszek, pointing 
to the door by Which Marina had gone 
out, ‘and you will find her. imperial 
Majesty/ 

Marina looked nervously at the man 
as he entered. ‘I believe you have a 
particular message from the Tsar for 
me?’ , 

The man removed his hat. 

‘Dmitri, Dmitri!' she cried/ and 
rushed into his arms; ‘oh, Dmitri! this 
is better than the pearls. Now, I am 
safe/ 

‘You did not know me till I took 
off my hat/ 

‘How could I know you; wrapped up 
like a great bear?’ 

‘You always know a bear by his 
hug,’ said Dmitri, smiling, and suit¬ 
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THE GREAT 

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Acting as a Tonic, Stimulant 
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It is without a parallel as a gen¬ 
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^Commendation. 

I hereby certify that I have person¬ 
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for whioh Mr. H. D. Leonard of Gardi¬ 
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stimulate an appetite and pYOffiote di¬ 
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efficient remedies yet known. It has a 
tonic effect upon the genoral system, 
increases the circulation, aud material¬ 
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bilitated, when taken according to 
directions, it seems to have itnmediate 
effect and creates a feeling of exhilera- 
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any remedy I have ever used. 

W. P. Giddings, M. D. 
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We have seen impassable mudholes 
In public roads within 100 feet of stone 
and gravel enough to fill them. 'Such 
conditions exist everywhere, but there 
has been no systematic attempt to im¬ 
prove the public highways. In very 
many cases people travel through the 
mud, year after year, within a few 
miles of enough material to make 
.©very principal road in the country a 
hard road. We have been studying- 
road laws, and watching the good 
roads conventions for several years, 
and we note these facts: The more 
laws the less good roads; and that the 
work of the conventions ends in talk. 

! Much can be done to improve the 
roads in level countries by keeping the 
road bed well .rounded up, so tijat the 
water may run off easily, but ai over- 
, enthusiastic superintendent, with 
plenty of men and horses and a big 
road machine, can pile up enough 
earth in a day to spoil two miles of 
roads. 

I Where people are poor and land in 
5 ,i the same condition, there may he some 
excuse for bad roads, but where land 
is worth upward of $80 an acre, there 
should be a hard road upon all the 
main traveled highways, if it cost 
$5,000 a mile. 


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Dragged Roads. 

A man 'testifies as follows: “I 
'could send a man over the road to-day, 
muddy as it is, and he would know 
Within three feet of the place where I 
began to drag." Another relates the 
following: “The driver hitched one 
horse to a buggy, and at a time when 
t)he roads should have been almost im¬ 
passable, and the other roads in tha 
bottom actually terrible, we drove in 
a trot the entire distance without a 
break." The writer was making a 
visit' to a farm in the country. An¬ 
other writer, a liveryman, says: “The 
dragged parts of this road are so 
much the best that they seem to be 
in another country, or made out of dif¬ 
ferent stuff." 

Such testimony ought to .induce 
farmers everywhere to try this inex¬ 
pensive method of road improvement, 
at least in front of their own prem¬ 
ises, unless they are already blessed 
with roads that are satisfactory. 


Mail orders promptly filled. 


Bordeaux Cordial 

THE GREAT 

Stomach Remedy, 

Acting as a Tonic, Stimulant 
and Blood Producer. 


It is without a parallel as a gen¬ 
eral and special tonic in all cases of 
debility. It’meets more conditions 
of the invalid than any other ever 
produced. It is made from a spec¬ 
ially prepared article by one of the 
foremost chemists of the age. As 
ajieart and Nerve Tonic it is with¬ 
out an equal, 

RECOMMENDATION. 

I hereby certify that I have person¬ 
ally used the French Bordeaux Cordial 
for whioh Mr. 0. D. Leonard of Gardi¬ 
ner is agent. 1 As 1 a stomach remedy, to' 
stimulate an appetite and pfOhiote di¬ 
gestion it must rank as one of the most 
efficient remedies yet known. It has a 
tonic effect upon the genoral system, 
increases the circulation, aud material¬ 
ly 1 builds np the whole body by its re¬ 
constructive power to one who feels de¬ 
bilitated, when taken according to 
directions, it seems to haVe immediate 
effect and creates a feeling of exhileva- 
tion that is moi'e permanent than from 
any remedy I have ever used. 

W. P. Giddinos, M. D. 
Gardiner, Mo,, Jan, 12,1903, 

Pricey $1.00. 

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Broken automobiles and buggies, 
unfinished tour.s and all kinds of trou¬ 
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about a great change in the condition 
of country roads and in the mainten¬ 
ance of public highways. 

The change for the better will be of 
much importance to the farmer. The 
country roads are maintained and re¬ 
paired by .the farmers, who lower, or 
wipe out their taxes. This custom has 
been followed for years. Those inter¬ 
ested in good roads have come to a 
realization that the only way to secure 
betterment of roads is to.compel the 
farmer to pay his taxes instead of 
working them out on the roads. 


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SECRET OF LIVING LONG. 


Swiss Believes in the Abstinence of 
Salt and Water, 

A curious-looking man of strange. 
' habits and with a mission that is 
even stranger, has just arrived in 
j London from Ascona, on Lake Mag- 
giore, Switzerland. He has taken up 
jhis residence in the vicinity of Col- 
! ney Hatch lane, N., and he believes 
: that in abstinence from salt and wa- 
Tbr lies the secret of long life. 

Herr Joseph Salomonson, the gen¬ 
tleman in question, wanders about the' 
North London highways wearing a 
cassock of brown corduroy encircled 
at the waist by a girdle. His long 
brown,^wisp' hair, unincumbered by 
hat, hides his collarless neck, and a 
ragged-edged beard droops over the 
open part of his gown. His feet are 
incased in sandals, and at times he 
carries a staff that reaches to his 



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Miss Whittaker, ^prominent 
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tells hOW she was entirely cured shoulders. Altogether his appearance 


Improving tjje Dairy Herd. 

From the Illinois Experiment sta¬ 
tion we are in receipt of circular No. 
76 on the “Improvement of Dairy 
Herds," by Herbert A. Hooper, assis¬ 
tant in dairy husbandry. A summary 
of this bulletin follows: 

1. Test every cow; guessing at her 
production Is unsafe. 

2. Use the Scales continually and 
the Babcock test at regular intervals; 
no other method combines simplicity 
and accuracy, 

3. Some cow's secrete more milk 
and better milk from a giyen amount 
of food than do others. 

4. Procure a well-bred sire of ap¬ 
proved type, . and rear the heifer 
calves from tlhe best cowe. 

5. Since the producer cannot fix 
•the price of his dairy products he 
must study economy of produ'etio'n, 

indi te thus forced to look into the 
sslbillties -of his individual .cows. 


Mushroom* Pay. . 
Mushroom growing. appears to be 
the most paying of all branches of 
agriculture. A mushroom cultivator 
at Bromley, writing to the Country 
Gentleman, says that he makes as 
much as ^$2,600 per acre out of them, 

If such-huge profits can be secured 
there would seem a good opening for 
the possessor of oven a small plot of 
land where tihe toothsome fungus 
thrives Well, says Home Chat. 

Some experience on a mushroom 
farm would Undoubtedly be a * very 
great advantage. 

Try the Babcock Test. 
s The only way to tell which cow 1% 
your dairy is the beat oow la by the 
Males and the Babcock ttatj they aleo 
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THE CIRCUS AT PEKIN. 


State Performance for the Dowagei 
Empress of China. 

A state circus performance was 
lately given before the Dowager Em¬ 
press of China, and a member of the 
troupe, Mr. J. P. Schooner, describes 
the curious event in the Japan Times. 
Ohatre’s circus was conducted to the 
summer palace with much ceremony, 
Imperial 'guards lining, the route, and 
one of the royal houses was placed at 
its disposal. A huge tent was erected 
near the large lake, and two little yel¬ 
low-painted booths were built for her 
majesty and the suite. As soon as all 
the preparations were completed, the 
royal party came from the palace in 
the imperial steam launch. The em¬ 
press was escorted by several large^ 
barges, splenidljt'decorated, with im¬ 
perial g°iiavds, and a small group of 
handsomely adorned Chinese ladies, 
highly painted, with headgear of the 
most elaborate designs, adorned with 
pink, yellow, and pale-blue flowers, 
and wearing pearls and beads of dif¬ 
ferent hues. The imperial party ar¬ 
rived at 4 p. m., the empress being 
carried to her booth in a sedan chair 
from the landing. Arrived at the 
booth, her majesty comfortably seated 
herself on a couc-h placed in the cen¬ 
tre of the booth. The emperor took 
his station, standing just outside the 
doorway to the left, and the ladies in 
waiting Stationing themselves on eith¬ 
er side of the empress. The high offi¬ 
cials, about twenty ,ln number, stood 
some to the right and some to the left, 
and about 400 soldiers filled in the 
space where the gallery usually is. 

The empress, after receiving a light¬ 
ed cigarette from one of the ladies in 
waiting, requested that the perform¬ 
ance be commenced. Mr. Chatre, ac¬ 
companied by the circus ' staff, ad¬ 
vanced into the arena and, after sa¬ 
luting her majesty in royal Indian 
fashion, according to the native cus¬ 
tom when visiting a royal head, he 
presented her majesty with a dia¬ 
mond ring set with seven large dia¬ 
monds, a cashmere shawl highly em¬ 
broidered with threads of gold in ela¬ 
borate Indian designs, and he also 
presented the ‘.baby ~ elephant, five 
j-ears old. -The gifts were all gracious¬ 
ly accepted by the empress. Her ma¬ 
jesty was very much interested in the 
balancing -acts, as well as the india 
rubber babies, constantly directing her 
binoculars, which were inlaid in solid 
gold, at the performers, 
i After the conclusion of the perform¬ 
ance her majesty ordered in the tiger 
cage, She showed great interest while 
examining this animal. After the re¬ 
moval of this cage the lion cage was 
brought in, but this did not interest 
her majesty so much as the tiger. On 
her way back to the Imperial, launch 
she Reckoned to one of the dwarf 
clowns and minutely examined him, 
showing much curiosity, and asking 
his age, nationality, and whether he 
liked Pekin. 


Fame! 

Yeast—1 see by this paper that the 
indst'widely known English writer in 
Japan Is Carlyle. 

Ortesonbeak *— Let’s see! What 
paper Is he correspondent for, 

m VP ORI Jk., 

Bwn ti» y* Tto Kind You Have, I 

BIgnatiuie 


is reminiscent of figures in Scriptural 
illustrations. 

Herr Saiomonson’s object is to try 
to induce London’s 6,000,000 inhabi¬ 
tants to retrain from eating salt and 
drinking all manner of liquids, 
even water. He himself, so he as¬ 
serts, has not taken any kind of 
liquid since Sept. 1. 1901, and he has 
eschewed salt for a longer period. 

At Ascona he has established a col¬ 
ony of devoted disciples, male and 
female, who do likewise. Moreover, 
they work in a state of primitive ab¬ 
sence of attire, separated by wooden 
partitions; and when the weather per¬ 
mits, they even sleep in this state on 
the bare ground. Herr Salomonson 
appreciates the difficulty of this part 
of his programme being carried out 
in London. “But," he explained the 
other day, “there are plenty of suita¬ 
ble sites within an hour’s railway 
journey from the city.” 

He saw no reason, however, why 
London should not at once abandon 
the eating of salt and the drinking of 
liquids. “Salt,” he averred, “is the 
beginning of all evil. It is ruinous to 
the body, damaging to the soul and 
destructive of the intellect. Water or 
any other form of liquid is a mere 
burdeu to the stomach and has no 
value at all.” 

In short, Herr Salomonson, who is 
a man of considerable intelligence, 
believes that if people followed his ex¬ 
ample there woud be no sickness. 
During the twenty-six months - that 
no drop has passed his lips he has 
lost in weight 02 pounds, but feels 
many years younger and much 
stronger. 

“There is not a sound man in the 
world,” he declared, “and yet people 
who eat salt and drink water live to 
be as old as 90 or even 100. When we 
live a nat-ural life I see no reason why 
we should not attain to 200 or 250 
years. I believe in the ages men¬ 
tioned in the Bible, and I believe we 
should live as long in these days if 
we lived on the lines intended for hu¬ 
manity. That is my mission here.”— 
London Mail. f 



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; He—1 understand for some maladies 
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She—Yawning, as the clock strikes 
12—Yes, I think I’ll try it for that 
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Wit Was Rewarded. 

Most of us are able to supply a re¬ 
partee if we are given time to think it 
over, but a repartee half an hour 
after the occasion for it has passed 
is like a blank cartridge. It is the 
readiness of the retort that makes it 
effective. 

The great Russian soldier, Marshal 
Suvoroff, was in the habit of asking 
his men difficult questions, sometimes 
foolish ones, and bestowing favors on 
those who showed presence of mind 
In answering him. 

On one occasion a general of divi¬ 
sion sent him a sergeant with dis¬ 
patches at the same time recommend¬ 
ing the bearer to Suvoroff’s notice. 
The marshal, as usual, proceeded to 
test him by a series of whimsical 
questions. 

How far is it to the moon?” Was 
the first query, 

"Two of your excellency’s forced 
marches,” the soldier promptly- re¬ 
plied. 

“If your men began to give way, in 
a battle, what would you do?” 

“I’d tell them that just behind the 
enemy’s line there was a wagon load 
of good things to eat." 

"How many fish are there in the 
sea?” 

"Just as many as have not been 
caught.” 

And so the examination went on, 
till Suvoroff, finding his new ac¬ 
quaintance armed at all points, at 
length put a final poser. 

“Whitt is the difference between 
your colonel 'and myself?” 

■ "The difference is this,” replied the 
•oldief, coolly, "my coonel cannot 
make ine a captain, but your excel- 
encyfcaa.” 

Suvoroff, stjuck by hte shrewdnesB, 
kept his eye upon the mankind soon 
afterward gave him the promotion for 
Which he had hinted.—Stray Stories. 


A Mountain of Alum* 

German newspapers report that an 
“alum mountain” exists in China, 
which is not .only noted as a natural 
phenomenon, but is also a source of 
wealth for the people of the vicinity, 
The mountain is said to have a cir¬ 
cumference at the base hot less that* 
ten miles ind is neaHy 1,900 feet 
high. The alum is quarried in im¬ 
mense blocks, is then heated in large 
ovens, and afterward dissolved iq 
ioilifig Water, From this liquid tin 
alum crystallizes in layers of abouf 
half a foot in thickness, which arj 
cut tip in blocks of ten pounds each, 
The Chinese iiM4.lt mainly 1 for purify* 
log water. 



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THE BETHE L NEWS, WEDNESDAY,' SEPTEMBER 28 , 1904 . 


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Any person who takes a paper regularly from the 

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received, as in the consciousness of work, 
having donff one’s duty and there- it wa 
by co-operating with the Creator in place 


In this delicate condition 
difficult to find another 


Work has begun on a Christian 
Science church, thif only* one in 
the State,' in Gardiner. 

OOO 

Eighty-three indictments, most¬ 
ly liquor cases, were returned by 


providing for th> necessities of our himself as a cabin boy, sold his 


place and iii despair he beund the grand jury in An <*roscoggin 


fellow creatures. 


only coat to buy a blanket for the 


Post Office—whether directed to his address or another sovprn n r>p hna houn thn 
n whether he has subscribed or not, is responsible tor Severance naS 0660 the key tO SUC- 

itapayment, cess j D many famous cases. The 

Jf any person ordershis paper discontinued,hemust *,„* , , , 

p»y all arrearages, or the publisher may continue to JN6Wt0n DBing OflCG ESkGu by 

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amount whether it is taken from the office or not, WuSt OT0ftnS b© had. WOrk©d Out hia 


The great talent or virtue of per- voyage, and set sail for Venezuela 


Istian Mrs, Emily Everett, 105 years 
ne in old, died Friday at her borne, 23 
Berkeley street, Cambridge, Mass. 
She was the daughter of Rev. 
most- -Dr- Abiel Abbott, and was born in 
ed by Haverhill, Feb. 4,1799. 
oggin OOO 

The department of admissions of 
the World’s Fair has given out a 
State statement showing that the ad- 


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cess in many famous cases. The Dutch coast. After drifting for 
great Newton being once asked by uine hours in a little boat, be was 
what means he had worked out his picked up and taken to Holland. 


If you want to discontinue your paper, write to the 
publisher yourself, and don’t leave it to the post¬ 
master. 


extraordinary discoveries, replied, 
■‘By always thinking towards 
them.” He was governed by an 


county. The department of admissions of 

OOO * the World’s Fair has given out a 

The forty-third annual State statement showing that the ad- 

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The ship was wrecked bn the Pa V is* being held in Lewis’on this missions for six clays ending Sept. 
Dutch coast. After drifting for ' veek and already is claimed to be 24 totalled 770,418. Thetotal num- 
uine hours in a little boat be was the best ever given in the State. bei of admissions since the fair 
picked up and taken to Holland. ■“ O O O opened is 11,792,848. 

Bowdoin, Colby, Bates, and the O "O O 

Nine thousand men returned to 


between 18 and 30 years of age to 
work as attendants in the Medfleld 
Insane Asylum at Medfleld Junc¬ 
tion, Mass., 20 miles from Boston 
Wages increase with length of 
service. An opportunity to be¬ 
come a trained nurse. Address 
Dr. Edward French, ’ 
ly47 Medfleld, Mass. 


AGENTS WANTED, AT LIBERAL 
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Here he decided to remain, and 


his first year was spent as ah office University of Maine all opened 


boy in a warehouse. In this ca- last Thursday with a greater num- work without union regulations of 


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The lack of perseverance is one 
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In whatever course we find man 
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of one of two reasons: either cur- 


he had in mind, and success came perfect mental leisure, as -he ran before. 

by his indomitable determination, errands and carried .letters to and O O 

unflinching, and persevering effort from the post. In his own words: Rand & Sons of 


to gain the goal of his ambition. 
Now, it is truly said that perse¬ 
verance depends on three things: 


Stetson, Me., 


purpose, 


enthusiasm. One by heart.” 


“I never went on errands, even in have raised a yoke of oxen which 
the rain, without having a book in are said to be the largest in the 
my hand and learning something world. They girt nine feet, two 


Chicago branches of the Interna¬ 
tional Harvesters Works and the 

-s f 

Pullman company re-opened their 
shops after a shut-dowD of two 
weeks. 


Farm for Sale. 

> ‘ 

A nice farm situated in Lewis¬ 
ton within three miles of the city 
on electric road; fifty acres of land 
about^equally divided as to pas¬ 
ture and tillage land; has thirty 
or forty fruit trees; a spring of 


must have a worthy purpose, then 
he will concentrate hie forces. 


He was desirous of learning 
Russian, and, as no teacher of the 


inches, and weigh 7,160 pounds. 

0-0 o- 

The new Wanamaker store in 


A fast freight on the Baltimore gJJJ Jer" “xTeBe^T set of°farm 

IT* fl n 1 A IT WAn /I . r t n.A B .1 B . i * « . — * 


&■ Ohio railroad struck a wagon buildings including large hen- 


loaded with 750 pounds of dynam- house, new; cellar under house, ell 


Therefore, by the will constantly language was to be found in the Philadelphia, the largest store in ite at a cr08jin g In West Vir- 

»j - i_ . i i ... . . . . * ° ,_ *n_ i.i__a_i_ 


rent circumstances with lack of educated, his hope and plan will town, he learned by heart the Bus- world, is to be built of Maine ® inia -,Friday. By the explosion 


genius and preparation have com¬ 
bined to form obstacles which it is 
Impossible for him to surmount, 
or he lacks determination, hope, or 
In other words, perseverance. 

It is true, also, that one may 
have perseveringly pursued a cer- 
. tain line of work or a profession 
for the larger part of his life, and 
exhausted his capacity for active 
and useful service, and yet has not 
been a pronounced success, as the 
term is commonly understood. 
But in such cases it is not true that 
one has been a failure—applying 
the prefoundest definition of the 
term, for he has, at least, in his 
earnest,con 8 cientious efforts, exer¬ 
cised such faculties,,and developed 
such character that counts for in¬ 
finitely more in the end than cof¬ 
fers of gold ’or the praises of the 
world. 

* However, our observation in the 
past leads us to remark without 
fear of being deemed rash, that 
nine times out of ten,failure comes 
along the line of any well-chosen 
vocation because of the instability 
and hopelessness of the character 
who pursues it. Hasty choice is 
many times the key to the mys¬ 
tery. One should not make a 
thoughtless,hasty choice when the 
yvorld offers almost a limitless list 
of vocations all of which are honor¬ 
able, as they serve the real needs 
of man. For no cailipg is dis¬ 
honorable wherein the" material, 
intellectual, moral or spiritual 
good and elevation of man is pro¬ 
moted. 

We are all servants of the world, 
of humanity; but tbedegreeof our 
servitude is great or small in pro : 
portion to the number of our fel- 
lowmen who are served by the 
work we do, or the profession we 
follow. Therefore it may be truly 
said that he who occupies the so 
called higher and more honorable 
stations of,life are muc.h more serv¬ 
ants of the world than are those 
who occupy the humbler and some¬ 
times-called menial positions of 
life. 

But we apprehend* that a great 
difficulty lies in the fallacy of the 
desire to do something conspicu- 


be saved from vanishing into air sian translation of Telemachus. granite, and the first stone one which followed two persons were 

___i • • .. . . . ' t I_ i 11_l '_j •_:■* a b < 


and stable; excellent land to culti¬ 
vate, and'cuts twenty-five tons of 
hay; early land, and excellent 
markets for vegetables, berries 


castles, and his progress, though He hired, for four francs a : week, a I weighing three tons, arrived last killed and nine injured, three of and all farm produce; never fail- 


sometimes seemingly slow, will be) poor Jew to whom he repeated week, 
perceptible, and an intelligent en- this poem every evening. The Jew OOO 

thusiasm will keep the interest up could endure it, but Schliemann’s IrvingKimball, aged ten years 
and not allow the obstacles to ex- fellow lodgers, who hai to hear it son of Don Kimball of Mexico was 
pand from their proper dimensions through thin board partitions, did accidentally shot and fa’tallv 


them seriously. 

OOO 

The death list, as a result of the 
fearful wreck on the southern road 
near New Market, Tenn., Satur- 


of a mole hill into those of a moun- not feel themselves equally bound wounded by Russell Bishon a da ^’ when ' ,wo passenger trains 

tain - to endurance, so the persevering playmate, who was handling a re- «f ided head °»; bad r *«*ed 62 

Sometimes in our imnatiAnffi WA youth had to chanee his lode-incra mirar * Monda>, and will pronabiy exceed 


ing brook runs through the pas¬ 
ture. Will sell at a bargain and 
on easy terms. For particulars in¬ 
quire of, or address, 

E. C. Bowler, 

9 vBethel, Maine. 


Wanted. 


Sometimes in our impatience we youth had to change his lodgings volver, Sunday, 
are incliued to look on persever- twice during this educational ’ q 

ance as plodding, and get uneasy period. ; The lumber r 

with careful steady efforts of auy Then his employers sent, him to W as discovered 
kind. It is, indeed, plodding in a St- Petersburg as their agent. In da betvveen 4 
certain sense, but by it even so 1850, he became an American citi- waa enfr'l 
great a height as Mont Blanc is zen. He prospered, so that in 


0-0 o 

The lumber mill at Welchiville 
was discovered to be on fire Satur- 


70,as there are several of the 100 
injured in a very critical condition. 

OOO 

Admiral George. Dewey, Friday, 


Teachers for graded and ungrad¬ 
ed schools, Write t* 


day between 4 and 5 o’clock, and received the congratulations of his. 
was entirely destroyed. Loss fellow officers and friends on the 


scaled. On the other hand, he who 1858 he believed he had made a 
is too impetuous to exercise the sufficient fortune to enable him to 


in about $ 2 ; 000 , with no insurance, fiftieth anniversary of his entry j 


talent of perseverance soon tires of devote himself to his favorite 
the climb or falls injured,- and the study of archaeology. This-meant 
object is unfinished, the height not the learning of some more Ian- 
reached.' “The young man or guages, permission from the Turk- 


The mill was owned 
Brackett of Portland. 

OOO 


by J. 


to the naval service. Of the seven¬ 
ty-three midshipmen who entered 
the Naval Academy"on September 


in his plans. . 

The story of Dr. Schliemann’s 
career from this time is full of the 


reacneu. ”j.ne young man or guages, permission trom the Turk 
woman who thinks he or she inust ish government, and very many 
win through mere smartness, or preliminary difficulties which had 
‘idling wits’ usually meets failure to be overcome before he coulc 
at last.” * make the excavations which weri 

In a very great sense, life is a in his P lans * - 
battle. There i 3 indeed an unend- The story of Dr. Schliemann’f 
ing struggle within ourselves to career from this time is full o.f th< 
make the better part rule the earae trait which marked his pre 
worse, if we understand the real vi °us efforts. The ..spade.that h< 
object of our being and our busi- used brought to light some of tb( 
ness in life. richest revelations from a buried 

St. Paul’s life was filled with past< ~ Many fch % ories whi <* he pu 
this fact. He eloquently speaks of oufc and found red *culed wen 
it and sums it all up by saying, P roven to he true. The greai 
“I forget much of the failure and quality of his character served tc 
disgrace of the past, and press for- mak ® him victor, 
ward toward' nobler things to One great need of our time is 


The property of the Bath Iron 23, 1854, the Admiral is the only 
Works and the Hyde Windlass one on the active list. 


ish government, and 'very many ^ aa ®° ld at aucfcioa at Bath, - OOO 

preliminary difficulties which had ° r $o65 > 000 ' The sa,e was really Nine school girls, ranging in age 
to be overcome before he could a matter of le e aI form in connec- from eight to thirteen years, were 
make the excavations which were tioQ with the aflai rs of the United suffocated in the vault under an 


The Maine Teachers’ Agency, 
Bethel, Maine. 

For Sale. 

One second-hand cook stove and 
one chamber stove; bargains on 
both. 

E. H. Young, 

3wl9 Bethel, Maine. 

For Sale. 

One second-hand custom-made 
driving Faruess, in good condition. 

C. H. Harvey. 

News Office. 19 


tion with the affairs of the United suffocated in the vault under an 
States Shipbuilding Co., and the out house at the Pleasant Ridge 


works were bidden off by the re¬ 
organization committee. 


vious efforts. The ..spade-that he. Arthur ,Wheeler, ^aged .-SS and 
used brought to light some of the Hufus Small, 31, were drowned in 
richest revelations from a buried the Baco river about four miles 
past. -Many theories which he put above Biddeford, Saturday, by the 
out and found rediculed were capsizing of a row boat. Harry 


school near Cincinnati, Ohio, last 
Friday, The floor gave way re- 
cipitating about thirty girls into 
the vault below, bub ail except the 
smaller ones were rescued. 

.OOO 

The body of Wm. R. Brown of 


• Notice. 

I wish to give notice that I have 
hired the Blacksmith Shop of J. 0. 
Billings and am prepared to do 
Horse Shoeing and Jobbing; have 
had large practice -In city work 
Call and see me. 


out and found rediculed were capsizing of a row boat. Harry Norwood, N. H., for whom the 

proven to be true. The great Billings of Saco was with them at P° > ce were searching as the sus- 
- B - -- - . . - pected murderer of Wm. Jenkins, 


L. E. Bates, Bethel, Me. 


quality of his character served to tbe lime < One of the men was 


make him victor. 


smoking a pipe which one of his 7 " ouad ’ Saturda y, about a mile 


Oue great need of our time is companions wanted 


come.” If we want to improve our P er8 everance. We do not stand tempting to get it, the boat was 

* 1 _ 1 . • . . , a . , -w-. . . II TIOAf U i I 1 i nr.ii n .. .. n L.1 - A 


condition in any respect, the line 
of perseverance is the only one 
which we can successfully follow, 
We must set our standard high, 
theu try with all our mind and 
strength to reach the object of our 
quest. 

Among the many noble .illustra 
tjons of this great trait of persever¬ 
ance is that oi Dr. Heinrich Schlie- 
mann who w!as born at Kalkorst, 
Mecklenburg-Schwerin, in 1822. 
He was the son of a poor Lutheran 
clergyman, and was intended for 
a university career, but this plan 
could not, be carried out. When 
he tvas nine years old his'mother 
died. There being seven children. 


by our plans faithfully. Fashion u P 8et - Billings 


unable 


or critcism or temporary weariness rescue either one. All three men 
or fickleness of taste leads us off, were employed in the Saco and 
and we have to begin our work all- Battee Machine shops and were 
over. . * on a gunning trip. 

If we look iuto the history of OOO 

every noted invention, or read the Rigby Park, once the pride of 
lives of musicians who were born New England,, is no\v nothing 
with genius, but wrought out more than a pile of boards. The 


from the man’s home. It was ap¬ 
parent that he ' had committed 
suicide by shooting. The autbori- 
lies were seeking Brown on the 
strength of the statement of Frank 
Hill, held as a witness that Brown 
had killed Jenkins Thursday night, 
while all three men were returning 
from the Rochester fair. 


For Sale. 

A horse, weight, 1200 lbs., tan 
years old; work in any place. In¬ 
quire of 

E. Ktoavell, 

Cor. of Elm and Winter Sts., 
3wl7 p Bethel Maine. 


/ o o a ; 

Slpwjy undermined by a small 


For Sale. 

One pair of horses seven and 
eight years old, 3000 lbs.; one odd 
horse ten years old, 1575 lbs-; one 
colt three years .old; one colt two 


with geoius, but wrought out more than a pile of boards. Thu brooJi 125 (oot e „ bakment of yours old, aud seveu weauling 
triumph by perseverance, we shall Hack Is overgrown with weeds and the . Whlte , Mountalo Divlalon celts. 

fl nrl am oil oi/1 « aLLSA irrasQ u nn nno n mam 1 aaDI nn ni : t 


find on all sides that nothing valu- grass and one upon looking-at it the Maine. Central 


railroad 


able has bem accomplished with- would never.recognize the famous Crawford Notch, caved in, Sunday 
out this noble trait. The same place .where horsemen from' all. , eavin „ nfiar lv mo fool. *' 


J. A. Twaddle, 
Bethel, Maine. 


rule holds go 
a town as it 
individual. T( 
evil" conditions 


.. . . , leaving nearly 100 feet of rails sus- 

good in the life of over the, conn try used to gather. pended in fche aj and cufcfci ff 

m the life of the The. gateway and entrances have telephone and telegraph common 
To ameliorate, t h e been removed some time, being cations for Several hours. Trffic i 
as that do exist, to placed.m position at Watervllle, t0 the mo U fains wil1 


communi- 


that do exist, 


aleviate the suffering that may where the Central Maine fair is 


to the mountains will be carried 
on over the Plymouth division of 


i/viuft owtuu VUUU1UU, «• . , , , . t. »-4 mi. ^ i -• - * BJ.41VMVU utvioiuu U1 

his education became a difficul exl8t \ a “ d raise m general the held annually. The larger por- the Boston & Maine railroad until 


ously honorable and notewbrthy, matter, and Heinrich was sent to “° ral 8tandard of ,ivin & and i«* ^ ion ot th ® ® uter f ® nce ba9 aIso the'fembankment is repaired which 

_ — -1 J.I. . ..1. - . ...... ’ a II Bin Cii-nkilitn nf L. s A. .. . htinn I’D 1Y1 AiroH O a Mnn Lnn» iUn Y * v “ 


Stoves for Sale. 

A “Model Cook” Range for coal 
or wood, been used very little; al¬ 
so a good Parlor Coal Stove, medi¬ 
um size. 

C. L. Davis, 


and thereby 60 many choose a vo¬ 
cation for which they are unquali¬ 
fied either by natural ability or 
training, and failure—the inevita¬ 
ble result—follows* there being an 
insufficient amount of stability 
and hope to overcome these natural 
obstacles. A bungler or a failure 
in a so-called high calling is much 
more to be regretted > and even de¬ 
plored and often more disgraceful 
than a proficient* steady-going or 
even partially successful man in 
one of the so-called- humbler voca¬ 
tions. 


his uncle with whom he studied a ™ »» 

year. When he was fourteen he quiM,S iadora >‘ ab > d 
was apprenticed to a small grocer per86V8r n S e ® affc 0 
where his duties consisted of sell- ev ® ry oyal c ^ izen > 
ing the ordinary articles of a cad a88ume the res l 
country store. This was 80me volving upon anothe: 

what distasteful to him for he had er ' . 

but Very little time for the culti- V'"'-' 

vation of his mind. But he was Letter- to D. G. Lovejoy 

determined to learn Greek. One Bethel * Me. 

evening there came to the shop a Dear Sir: There a 
man who had been born in better wavs of badne8a ia pi 
circumstances and received a liber- (1) 8tuffed . oUt ^it 
al education, but who had been un- something like that ; 
fortunate and come down in the m 


sure stability of any town, it re- been rembved, as 


quires indomitaBlo courage, and fence surrounding thfe track. The 
persevering effort on the part of judges’ stand and the stables, to- 
every loyal citizen; and no one gather with the big grand stand, 


cab assume the responsibility de* have all disappeared and in their 


has been the will probably be ^ 
fe track. The weakSi 
he stables, to- OOO 

grand stand, The eruption of Mount Yesuvi- 
and in their us continues to increase in force 


3wl8 pd 


Bethel, Maine. 


voiving upon another in this mat- positions nothing remains, but a and is now more violent then at 


A. D. Colson. 


huge pile of boards which are be¬ 
ing fast carried off by the contrao- 


any time 


For Sale. 

A perfectly safe family horse; 
good roader. Also harness and 
wagon. Formerly the property of 


stones are hurled to a height of 


hot the late Moses A. Mason. 


tors. Souvefilr hunters gather 1,600 feet, falling down the flanks 
there daily to take away some of the mountain with a deafening 


Mrs. Angelia Clark, 


Mill HU 1 , Bethel, 


mc> ; kbepsake, and every Btray bolt and sound. Many of the population of 

Dear Sir: There are-these five horse shoe is being carried pff. surrounding villages have -left 
| >yays of badness in paint: Sunday there were men' at work their homes and are eahiDed ln\hn 


PROBATE NOTICES. 


(1) stuffed-out with chalk, or removing timber and it is expected open air. The curiosity of tourists 


their homes and are eainped in the. l “ ei,her o£ theEstatM 


that the work will continue until to approach the volcano is such 


It is the faithfulness and efficlen- World, yet he had not forgotten but no cUverine 
Cywith which we pursue a voca- his Homer* “That evening” said know it’s there- 
tion, rather than the vocation it- Dr, Schliemann, ‘“he recited to me - 3 s benzine in 
self that counts in the formation about a hundred lines of the poet, or other such stu; 


(2) barytes, better than dhalk r J the snow fails, In the meanwhile that a large n.umber of carbineer 
it no cdverinET to it: noftodj’ I local natrons of the horse are sicrh- crniirrlfi h iiva hafin __ 


of character, in the real value to observing the rhythmic cadence of 


the individual who follows it* 

A vocation Well chosen, however 


(3) benzine in the oil, or water, 
or other such stuffing, 

(4) too thin—too much liquid, 


local patrons of the horse are sigh¬ 
ing for a track* - 


guards have been detailed to pre¬ 
vent them crossing the prescribed 
limits* - 


the verses. Although I did not whatever it is for the solid; 
Understand a syllable, the melodi- (5) sbort measure; 


humble it may - 'be considered by ous sound .of the wqrds made a 


us weak, erring, and superficial 
mortals—allowing that it be.taken 
up with some natural- ability and 
followed porserervingly—will -lead 


deep impression upon' me, and I per “gallon”? 


At a Probate Court, held at Paris* in and for tba 
County of Oxford, on the third Tuesday of September 
m the yeai - of our Lord one thousand nine hundred 
and ,foUri JUie following matter having been pre* 
seated for the action thereupon hereinafter Indicated, 
it is hereby Ordbrrd i 

That notice thereof be given to all persons interest¬ 
ed, b'y causing a copy of this order to be published 
three weeks successively In Thu Bethel NEWS, a 
newspaper published at Bethel, in said County, that 
theV may appear at a Probate ‘ Court to be held at 
said Paris on the third Tuesday of October, A. £)*» 
1004, at p of the Clock in the forenoon, and be beard 
thereon if they see cause* 


wept bitter tears over my unhappy \y e furnish our agents with a tire satisfaction* I have sold a th “ t b{ 
fate* Three times over did be re- State chemist’s certificate of analy- P 1,d of lt and can recommend it wagon> 
peat to ’11119/those divine versos, 1 s is that tells what’s in Devoo. h i g h 1 y. —Joseph) MoElhiney, outr , h 


to a * goal of character and honor! rewarding his trouble .withtho few 


BUC Quid u T»||a At rhamh^Hilin’ i! o O o said Paris on the third Tuesday of October, A. D*, 

( 4 ) too thin-too much liquid, Has Sold a Pile Ot Chamberlain An electric car containing thirty- ^0^?f lhefo —- aodbe '’" rd 

hatever it Is for the solid; nh ’ , , , , d two people was blown to pieces at MAftvj. thurston late of Beihei,deceaied 1 

( 5 ) short measure; CnLh Remedv for moL than e ‘ ght °’ clocK ’ ,ast Wednesday y 

Now will you buy by the price ® , night in Melrose, Mass., by strik- annat. harden late of Gilead, 

twenty years and lt has given en- i_„ a Pound liarnf'dimonill.j, will and petition for probate thereof and praying for 

ootlofnnHnn r havo anlrl a ,n ® “ .ulliy poUUu DOX Of dynamite the appomtaient of H. H, Hast ngs aa administrator 

a tlre satisfaction* I have sold a that bad f a]]en f rom ftn exbPASfl with tlTewill annexed, preientedly Emma S.um 


fallen from an express 
Six people were killed 


that will demand the regard of the 
Al mighty,if it does not draw upon 


pence that made up' my whole 
Wealth. .From that moment I 


the shallow’iresources of the world’s j never ceased to jpjfajr that I might 


commendation and favor, 

And the happy : result, of all this 
lies not so much In the fact of the 


have the happiness of learning 
Greek.” * .... 

.- • r- . . - ) 

After five, years in this grocery 


Yours truly 

p ‘F* W* Devoe & Co. 

New Y 01 

G. R* Wilejf selis our pahit* 


highly.-Jo«p B MOEI,HTMV, 0 „- |ghti , hre ; 


a daughter. - 

ELIZABETH J, TVLER late of Bethel, decenedi 
petition for license to .sell and convey real citato P r0 ‘ 
seated by Ellery C, Park, administrator, 

JOHN C. ANDERSON .of Bethel, ward, firif ac- 


medv ft irood friend when troubled -- i 7 “ " ,la .JOHN C, ANDERSON .of Bethel, ward.firitac- 

medy a gOOd inenu When iroUDfea nineteen Others on the car w«rn count presented for allowance by Effie F, Anderson, 

with ft couch or cold. ItalwavA *. t '. * 


York with a cough or cold. ItAlway# tp tho two local hospitals 

affords qulck-veliefinnd Js pleasant 8UfferJ ng-ffota all sorts of woSnds 


BORN. 


to take. 


EUGENE L and ANNIE h. -FLJNT of Albany, 
wardii firit account preiehled for allowance by Laura 
A. Flint, guard!An. ’ »_ a a 


In* Springfield, iJass.^Sept. 21, to 


•ccomplishnieht and the ap^ause ' store, ,%lwlch ha 4 to give up l*Ii| ;Mfe 


•Uar*: Cftrfy rimp* 

"Sr, -na. ? 


At least a Score no! people in the* .. AiuEh A carvEr, inti-nt 
immediate vicinity of the explosion fo ’ ir-Albert w. 

Were, treated fer cuts from flying , . <.» ADDisoN E. Herrick. 


glass and' splihteW ^ ■. 7:1 


ROV 


BAKING p< 


Imparts that peculiar lightness, 
noticed in the finest cake, bii 
etc., which expert pastry 
is unobtainable by the 
other leavening 


Made from pure, grape 


ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 


WEST BETHEL. 


All the Latest News from Our Near 
Neighbors. 


Changeable weather. 

Many apples were frozen Thurs¬ 
day night. 

Bethel and North Waterford 
Pairs next week. 

John B. Murphy is repairing his 
house. 

S. W. Potter is digging potatoes 
for A. J. Haskell. 

Moses Libby is cutting wood for 
W- D. Mills- 

Mrs. Eunice R.‘ Roberts came 
home from Gorham, N. H., Satur¬ 
day. v . , 

We miss the olden-time corn- 
huskings, apple-bees aud kitchen 
dances. 

Miss Octavia J. Grover has 
moved her household goods from 
Gilead, and is living with her sis¬ 
ter, iMrs. Sarah W. Brown- 

Miss Grace M. Mills is teaching 
the fall term of school on Bird 
Hill and Miss Grace Farwell is 
again teaching in Albany. 

Mrs. Mary A. Dow is slowly re¬ 
covering from her recent illness, 
but is still in quite a helpless con¬ 
dition, and 6 its up but little. 

Heavy thunder showers passed 
over this place on the evenings of 
Sept. 18 and 20, snowflakes fell' the 
21 st, and on the morning of the 
23rd there-was-a hard freeze. 


The 
societ, 
dove- 
one 0 
held, 
terest, 
may i 
attrac 
for pri 
Schi 
Miss 
teache 
Kate ( 
the g 
Berthi 


Mi si 
turnec 
where 


The Stomach is the Man. 

A weak stomach weakens the 
man, because it cannot transform 
the food he eats into nourishment. 
Health and strength -cannot be re¬ 
stored to aoy sick man or weak 
woman without first restoring 
health and strength to the stomach. 
A weak stomach cannot digest 
enough good food to feed the tis¬ 
sues and revive the tired and run 
down limbs and organs of the 
body. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure di¬ 
gests what you eat, cleanses and 
strengthens the glands and mem¬ 
branes of the stomach, and cures 
indigestion, dyspepsia and all 
Btomaeh troubles. Sold by G. R. 
Wiley. 


NEWRY. 

0. H. L. Powers and family took 
dinner last Sunday at Plue Cot¬ 
tage, 

Mr. A. H. Powers is working for 
Russie Thompson in Grafton. 

Last Friday evening there was 
an old time husking at J. S. Allen’s 
with a good crowd, a good time, and 
best of all a pood supper. 

Lan Hathorne visited his wife 
and daughter here a few days re¬ 
cently. 

Fritz Tyler, wife .apd baby from 
Bethel called, last Sunday, on some 
friends here in town. 

Harry Powers is working for 
Fred Taylor, 


Sour stomach. 

When the quantity of food taken 
is too large or the quality too rich, 
sour stomach is iikely- to follow, 
and especially so if the digestion 
bas been weakened by constipation. 
Lat slowly and not too freely of eas- 
w digested .food. Masticate '-the 
food thoroughly. Let five hours 
elapse between meals, and when 
you feel a fulness and weight in the 
Region of the stomach after eating, 
take Chamberlain’s Stomach and 
iver Tablet and the hour stomach 
way be avoided* 

For sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; 
H< W. Dennison, West Bethel 5 E. 
H Tebbets, Locke Mills ; J. W. 
Bennett, Gilead. V * 


j lti cl 
Jamai 
Prene| 
Mrs 
to her 
in hea 
Ebe; 
who h 
Bragg 
week. 

Rev 
occupi 
the 18 
tendai 
annua 
when 
elected 

Clerk; 
Tread 
Execi 
bott, Ii: 
Mrs- H, 
Clay 
the La 
Flori 
tives ii 
Chas 
Rumfc 
Miss 
been a 
bott, b 
Bryanl 
Miss 
Mass., 
reiativ! 

Geori 

Newha 

work. 

Mr. 
anothe 
inakinj 
Mrs. 
stock 0 
to furn 
latest 
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THE BETHEL NEWS, WEDNESDAY* SEPTEMBER. 28 , 1904 , 


* ROYAL* 

baking powder. 

Imparts that peculiar lightness, sweetness, and flavor 
noticed in the finest cake, biscuit, rolls, crusts, 
etc., which, expert pastry cooks declare 
is unobtainable by the use of any 
other leavening agent. 

Made from pure, grape cream of tartar. 

_ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK. 


WEST BETHEL. ANDOVER. 

~ The officers of the Agricultural 

All the Latest News from Our Near society are arranging for the An- 


GROVER HILL/ 

Fine weather since the receht 
storm. 

Two very heavy frosts 'hero last 
week. 

O- 

Miss Gwendolyn Stearns, who is 
teaching in the Wight district, 
Milan, JSf. H., was at home over 
Sunday. 

John Upton; Roscoe Emery and 
grandson, Carl Penley, were over 
Grover Hill, Sunday. 

Milford Browne and daughter 
Frances were at True Browne’s 
Sunday morning, 

Mrs. A. L. Whitman is away at 
work for a few days. 

Mr. and Mrs, Horne of Milan, 
N, H., are guests at Peter Wheel¬ 
er’s. 

Wm. Bragg of Errol, N. H., was 
through this section Saturday. 

A Power for Good. 


ers 


Neighbors. 

Changeable weather. 

Many apples were frozen Thurs¬ 
day night. 

Bethel and North Waterford 
Fairs next week. 

John B. Murphy is repairing his 
house. 


*»- The pins that ars potent ii 
one or rh/jr ,,0Be tu “ ake lt their “Ho" and pleasant effect are 
Md v/ e „ <T SS ’ eV6r KeWItt-s Little Earl, Risers. W. 

“ k . e 8 ,PM,pot. of Alban,, Ga„ says: 


For coughs, colds, bronchitis, 
asthma, weak throats, weak 
lungs, consumption, take 
Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral. 

Cherry 

Pectoral 

Always keep a bottle of it in 
the house. We have been 
saying this for 60 years, and 
so have the doctors. 

“I have used Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral In my 
family for to years. It !b the best medicine 
in the world, I know, for aU throat and lung 
troubles.” 

Mbs. J. E. Nobceobs, Waltham, Mass, 
Me., 50e„ j?l .00. j. o. AYER co., 

for ^ 

The Lun g s 

Daily action of the bowels is neces* 
sary. Aid nature with Ayer’s Pills. 


BRYANT POND. 

Mr. J. A. Archibald of Lancas¬ 
ter, N. H., was the guest of Mr. 
D. D. Peyerley, Sunday night. 
He went to South Paris, Monday. 

Work at the cornshop finished, 
Saturday. It is expected they 
will begin labeling the last of this 
wepk. 

E. J, Maun is visiting his uncle 
in Philadelphia. He will return 
home with Archie Felt. 

Mr. Woodbury Blodgett who has 
been away visiting relatives re¬ 
turned last Saturday. 

In spite of the cold evening, 
many were out to view the torch¬ 
light parade and 'hear the band, 
last Thursday evening, in honor of 
the sheriff-elect. There was also 
quite a crowd at the dance in Dud¬ 
ley’s hall. 

C. R. Dunham was in town, 

I Thursday night. 


ILXS OF 

Childhood 

M Liver, storanch anti bowel com- \ 

] plaints, blood disorders, feverish* \ 

# ness, nervousness, and the Irritu- ft. 
m ting and debilitating conditions ft 
m brought on by worms, are quickly re* ft 
m lieved and permanently cured by ft 

f Dr. True’s Elixir 1 

I It is a wonderful tonic and builder of B 
fl flesh and muscle. Makes weakly chll* m 

■ dren strong and robust. For over 60 m 

■ years used and praised by mothers V 
B everywhere. 33 cents at all druggista. M 


Write for free 
booklet “Chll* 
i dren ond ttielr 
k Dlie*seu. n Jj 




Dr. J. F. Trie 
if Co. J 

\ Auburn, I 

r mo. | 


THE WISE USE OF MONEY. 

The True Meaning of Economy Is Not 
Saving Carefully. 

“We hac! a discussion the other day 


The party from Portland who on economy,” said Cynthia, “and we 
have been at Camp Comfort for the tound that u did not mean not s P etld * 

1 i t a n a. i i * e 


AXSU.O- terest; and take wh ‘‘DurinV a TV * J in one shoulder badly Strained, re 

may have which will add to the SLrti « u > 1r* ceDtly ' 

Waterford attraction of the exhibit and enter m0 r 6 eood than Wa i 8 1 i 1 Miss Josie Pratt worked for Mrs 

for premiums. n S ° * ha “ ca ° T me1 ’ blue Esther Eliingwood part of las 

u . mass or any other pill I ever took WDflb . 8 F 

jairing his Schools commenced Sept. 12. and at the same time the effocf 
Miss Ethel Hammons of Bethel, was pleasant. Little Early Risers’ 

tnn.itsni. . . . . . J 


Herman Maguire was thrown past two weens, re'urned to their in S. but, rather, the best use of one 
from a wagon and the ligaments homes, Tuesday means, so that we may talk about th 

r_ . B uuiuob, ppnnnmv of the verv rmh as wall a 


commenced 


Miss Josie Pratt worked for Mrs. 
Esther Eliingwood part of last 
week. 


. , m . means, so that we may talk about the 

homes, Tuesday. economy of the very rich as well as 

Dr. and Mrs. Clark and son have the economy o.f the not rich. She who 

returned after several weeks’ ab- s P ends $ 10,000 a year on frocks may 


part of last t be doctor’s 
Brunswick. 


Frank Blake was in Groveton 


S. W. Potter is digging potatoes teaches the High school; Miss are certainly an ideal pill.n"'Sold Thursday 

A T TT ~ . 1 I . TT n L.. XT 1 I* /■« • n. . * I . 


for A. J. Haskell. 


Kate Coombs of Brookfield, teaches by G. R. Wiley. 


Moses Libby is cutting wood for tbe grammar 'school, and’ Miss 
g. D. Mills- Bertha Poor teaches tho primary. 

Mrs. Eunice R.‘ Roberts came Miss Florence Talbot has re- 


W- D. Mills. 

Mrs. Eunice Roberts came 
home from Gorham, N. H., Satur¬ 
day. V . ,v 

We miss the olden-time corn- 


STARK, N. H. Harr 

Miss Belle Aubin has returned Friday 


sence. While away they visited ? pe “ d “ econoraicall y <> r br * in ? es * y B ; 

J in fact, economy means admin.stra- 

the doctors old home in New tion—the administration of one’s 

Brunswick. means 

—- "Another thing we decided was that 

EmenfeilCV Medicines the cleverest economists of small 

It is a great convenience to have “ eans were th ° se ’’ h0 had had at 

,, , , , ,. some time or other the liberal educa- 

at hand reliable remedies for use tion of be ing rjch . The woman who 


Thursday. Emergency Medicines the cleverest economists of small 

The ground was quite white It is a great convenience to have “"S? lih^a.^ucS 
with snow Thursday morning. afc han( « reliable remedies for use tlon of being rjch . The woman who 
Harry Coie was in Groveton cases °f accident and for slight has had always to economize is only 


turned to Gorham Normal school, frorn a week’s vacation in West-- 
where she will resume her course. brook. 

Richard and Robert Adams of Miss Alice Laughlin' is spend- 


injuries and ailments. Agoodiin- partly educated. She must, to be re- 
iment and one that is fast becom- all y successful, have had either the 


From 148 to 92 Pounds. 

One of the most remarkable 


ing a favorite if not a household 
necessity is Chamberlain’s Pain 


administration of larger mf ens or else 
must have had examples close to her 
from which she could copy. And in 


huskingS, apple-bees and kitchen | J ama *oa Plain, Mas 3 ,, are at in £ two weeks at her home in Con- cases of a cold', deep-seated on the 


dances. 

Miss Octavia 


Grover 


French’s hotel. 

Mrs. Helen Gregg has returned 


moved her household goods from to borne very much improved town last week. 


Hill and Miss Grace Farwell is weeK - 
again teaching in Albany. Rev. 8 

Mrs. Mary A. Dow is slowly re- occu pieci 
covering from her recent illness, the 18th. 
but is still in quite a helpless con- tendance 
dition, ami sits up buf little. annual j 

Heavy thunder showers passed "j hen fcbl 
over this place on the evenings of e ec e 
Sept. 18 and 20, snowflakes fell' the Clerk— S 

21st, and on the morning of the Treasure 
23rd there- was -a hard freeze. v , if e T ° U V 


Tbe Stomach is the Matt. 


tendance. This society had their Mr. Whipple 
annual pariah meeting, the 13th, town Saturday, 
when the following officers’ were Mrs. Lizzie < 
elected : was j n w es t jyj 

Clerk—S. F. Abbott. _____ 

Treasurer—Asa West. 

Executive Committee—.Sidney Ab- a 
boit, Ingalls Bragg, J. Holton Abbott, \ 

Mrs. JEL E. Hall, Mrs. J. Holton Abbott. 


V 2 two weeks at her herein , V , remaraaoie Balm. By applying it promptly this conection I always remember a 

g two weeks at her home in Con- cases of a cold, deep-seated on the t0 a cut) 5ru fo or burn ; t al , a / s story I heard of a moderately well- 

lungs causing pneumonia,.is that the pain and canses the iuj tQ off young man who chose as his wife 

Miss Freeman of Boston was in of Mrs. Gertrude E. Fenner, ho „i in nh rmt nn£ ,. hi .H th. one of the dau e hters of a $1.00° a 

iwn last week. Marion, Ind, who was entirely n one-th.id the time year clergyman> thinking she would 

. , ... „ ° 1 B '- v usually required, and as it is an he so versed in economies she would 

Gilead, and is living with her sis- m health. Charles Leighton and family, cured by the use of One Minute antiseptic it prevents any danger make the very best use of his income. 

ter, Mrs. Sarah W. Brown- Eben Brown of Providence, R. I., Jouat,ban Lary and family, and ° ough Cure - She says: “The o{ blood poisoning. When Pain But a hideous surprise awaited him. 

Miss Grace M. Mills is teaching who has been visiting Mr. Ingalls Miss Nellie Tucker started Wed-^'.‘coughing and straining so weaken- R , i^irpnt- at- h'ann She had not the least idea what to do 

the fall term of school on Bird Bra Sg) returned to his home last ne sday for their new home in Port ed me that I ran down in weight _ . . P with greater means; in fact, she made 

iau term 01 sonooi on uira u . from ids t-o Qo T * • ”. ma y be treated before inflamma- a wretched appearance before the 

Hill and Miss Grace Farwell is week ' ownsend, Washington. . r J ^ 1 tn6d a tion sets in, which insures a quick world with his income, and finally gofe 

again teaching in Albany. Rev. S. G. Davis of Deering, Mrs - I ra c °le and Miss Mary nufflDer or remeclles to no avail recovery into det)t. Tlie unfortunate youns 

Mrs. Mary A. Dow is slowly re- occupied the Universalist pulpit, Maguire were in Portland last ^ ntl1 V Sed u ‘?“ e Miuute Cou 8 - h For sale by G ft Wilev Bethel- would have had his household Infinity 

• . I f J (ho 18th o „La week. Cure - Four bottles of this wonder- *r “ . , y J wlJe y> bethel, , better admlll i 3 tered by a girl- 

covering from her recent illness, tb e 18th. There was a good at- fu) remedv cured t-h E - Tebbets, Locke Mills; J. W. brought up in a rich family, who 

but is still in quite a helpless con- teoaan ce. This society had their Mr. Whipple of Groveton was in C0U£r b stren^thonori i y 8 Bennett, Gilead ; H. W. DenniBOD, would have learned how to get the 

nvn Saturday. T aedmy 'nussaod V Vest Bethel. best value for a good household allow- 

Mrs TA77\<\ Ou 7 Gno rvf ty eSt 6( * 1116 uorma ^ weight _ an^e. There is no mistake about it 

a..,; So111 - by Kodol Dyspepsia Cure SIX?'"“* d ” au “ t '““ 


Cure. Four bottles of this wonder- 
l^hinni^ nf ■ ful remed . v cured me entirely of the 

St W “ m my luugs and 

. restored me to my normal weight 

Lizzie Owens of Dummer health and strength” Sold, by 
was in West Milan Wednesday. G. R. Wiley. 


may be treated before inflamma¬ 
tion sets in, which insures a quick 
recovery. 

For sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; 
E. L. Tebbets, Locke Mills; J. W. 
Bennett, Gilead ; H. W. DenniBOD, 
West Bethel. 


Kodol Dyspepsia Cure 

Digests what you eat. 


. , Clayton Sweet has returned to 

A weak stomach weakens the th e Lakes, 
man, because it caunot trausform .... 

the food he eats into nourishment. f . Floren ™ Thomas 13 V18,tin ^ rela ’ 
Health and strength *cannot be re- 1VeB in 01wa J • 

Btored to any sick man or weak Chas. Keyo has returned- to 


woman without first restoring Kumford Falls, improved in health, 
health and strength to the stomach. Miss TAbbie Whi man who has 
A weak stomach cannot digest been a guest of Mrs. George Ab- 
enough good food to leed the tis- bott, has returned to her home at 
sues and revive the tired and run Bryant Pond, 
down limbs and organs of the Miss Mollie Fox of Dorchester, 
body. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure di- Mass., who has been visiting her 


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gests what you eat, cleanses and relatives, has returned to her home. ^ 

strengthens the glands and mem- George Deswold and Willard 

ranes of the stomach, and cures Newhall have gone to the Lakes fo 

indigestion, dyspepsia and all W ork. •'#% 

Btomach troubles. Sold by G. R, , r v . k .. Si 

J Mr. Y. A. Thurston is putting gg 

- another story on his house, and 

NEWRY. making other improvements. g 

G. H. L. Powers and family took Mrs. Lloyd Barnes has a large ^ 

dinner last Sunday at Pine Cot- stock of millinery, and is prepared gag 

to furnish hats and bonnets of the -p; 

Mr. A. H. Powers is working for latest stylos. . a® 


Russie Thompson in Grafton. Mr. Augustine Ohol finished his ; fp 

Last Friday evening there was engagement, Sept. 4, and has re- gg a 
an old time husking at J.S. Allen’s -turped to Hartford Theological 
With a good crowd, a good time, and seminary to resume his studies. M 
best of all a jgood supper. Rev. Mr.. Holden arrived from 3 * 

Dan Hathorne visited his wife England, the 8 th, and preached 
and daughter here a fe.w days re- hhe 11th. He had a fine trip, 
eently. ]yj; rs> Lincoln Dresser entertain- 

Fritz Tyler, wife ,apd baby from ed the Congregational -circle on 
Bethel called, last Sunday, on some Wednesday dvening, 
friends here iu town. Mrs. Thomas >Barber of South 

Harry Powers is working for Framingham, Mass., was a guest 


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Bred Taylor, . Of Mrs. Lincoln Dresser for a few 

—-- days, recently, 

Sour Stomach. 5 Rev. c. D. Crane, state president t&s 

When the quantity of food taken of the Y. P. S. C. E, will give an ^ 
is too large of the quality too rich, address on Thursday evening. He fa 
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THE BETHEL NEWS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,^1904. 




Morning, Moon 1 
and Night 1 

good flour shows its quality: in I 
the fluffy dough under the H 
kneading hands, in the brown « 
loaves at noonday, in the flahy || 
white slices that grace the table jg 
atnight. Good flour istheresult Si 
of careful wheat selection and M 
advanced milling methods. g 



WAS H BURN-CROSBY’S 

GOLD MEDAL 

FLOUR 

quality is so high that it mates 
one fifth more bread than any 
other flour; makes lighter, more 
delicate cakes and pastry. It is 
made of the finest spring wheat; 
its sales exceed any other. 


WA5HBURN-CR0SBY CO. 
Minneapolis, Minn. 



THE IMPORTANCE OF ROLLING. 

Proper Attention Will Save Much 
Hard Work on,Roads, 

Earth is composed of small, irreg¬ 
ular fragments which touch each other 
< at points, leaving voids between. In 
| the building or maintaining of earth 
j roads it is very desirable that these. 
' irregular particles be packed into as 
! small a space as possible, in order that' 
j surplus water may not pass in and 
i destroy the stability of the road. To 
| this end rollingds very beneficial. The 
i work of maintaining dirt roads' will 
; be much increased by lack of care in 
properly rolling the surface. 

After the material has been placed 
on the surface, it should not be left 
for traffic to consolidate or for rain 
to wash off into the ditches, but should 
be carefully surfaced and then rolled. 
If loose earth is left in the middle of 
a road, the narrow tire wheels will cut 
it and knead it into uneven ridges and 
ruts, which hold water, and this ulti¬ 
mately results, if in the winter season, 
in a sticky, muddy surface, and in dry 
weather in covering the surface with 
dust. If, however, the surface be 
crowned with a road machine and 
properly rolled with a heavy roller,- 
it can usually he made sufficiently firm 
and smooth to sustain the traffic with¬ 
out keep rutting and to resist the 


FREE TO HOUSEWIVES. 

Cut out this advertisement and mail 
to us with name of your grocer and 
we will send you free of charge oneof 
our GOLD MEDAL COOK BOOKS, 
containing 1000 carefully prepared 
tecipes. If your dealer does not han-* 
die Gold Modal Flour, please men* 
tion it in your letter. Address 

BROWN & JOSSELYN, 
Portland, Maine. 

Mention this paper. 


GROVER HILL. 

Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Barnard who 
have been at Freeland Bennett’s 
for some weeks, started for their 
home, Bellows Falls, Vt., Monday 
afternoon. 

I. A. Paine is doing carpenter 
work for R. R. Maybery. 

Miss Edna Stearns of Milan, 
N. H., is teaching in Vermont this 
fall. 

Albert Browne of Waterford, has 
been the guest of his uncles, True 
and Levi Browne, quite recently. 

Burt Browne of Albany has been 
pressing the hay that he harvested 
on the late D. M. Grover farm this 
season. 

Several from this place attended 
the County Fair. 

Will Hutchinson is at home 
from the shop while his young son, 
Erwin, i 3 suffering with a broken 
leg. The boy is doing quite nicely 
although "It was necessary to en¬ 
case both legs in the cast to keep 
him quiet. , 

George Goddard visited friends 
on Grover Hill Monday. 

Ethel Grover who has been stay¬ 
ing at the home of her uncle, A. B. 
Grover, has returned home. 

Peter Wheeler is getting out fir 
for shingle bolts. 

Deafness Cannot he Cured. 

by local applications, as they cannot 
reach the diseased portion of the bar. 
There is only one Way to cure deafaqss, 
and that is by constitutional remedies. 
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con¬ 
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus¬ 
tachian Tube. When this tube is in¬ 
flamed you have a rumbling sound or 
imperfect hearing, and when it is en¬ 
tirely closed, Deafness isthe result, and 
unless the inflammation can be taken- 
out and, this tube-restored to its normal 
condition, hearing will be deSfroyed for¬ 
ever; nine cases out of ten are caused 
by Catarrh, which is nothing but an in¬ 
flamed condition of the mucous sur¬ 
faces. 

We will-give One Hundred Dollars 
for any case of Deafness (caused by ca¬ 
tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall’s 
Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. 

F. J. CRENEY & CO., Toledo, O. 

Sold by Druggists, 75c. 

Take Hall’s Family Pills for constipa¬ 
tion. ■ , 

“Are yon acquainted with Mr, 
Rigsby?” “Quite well. He is 
employed, infihveamo office as my¬ 
self,” “I think he ’is such an in¬ 
teresting young man. He Is al¬ 
ways so melancholy, Be surely 
must have suffered some great dis¬ 
appointment.” “Yes, he has,” 
“Oh, how romantic! What Was It?” 
•‘Why, he expected a rise in his 
salary on # the first, and he didn't 

get it.” 


CASTOR IA 

For Infants and Children. 

The Kind You Have Always Bought 

Boars th« Slf 
WgnitwiGf 


' **'- V- -- -• *-'A\ i "' 1C ,’"'V 

UNROLLED Road-shovyisq • ** 

I Loose, 5oft 5URFAO&-- y 

penetrating action of the water. The 
rolling not only consolidates the small 
particles of earth and leaves less space 
for water, but puts the road in proper 
shape for travel immediately. 

Effects of Bad Highways. 

An illustration of the cost of bad 
roads to the agricultural portion of 
the country may be had in an example 
recently witnessed in Texas. A crop 
of onions raised by irrigation at Care- 
so Springs was being hauled forty 
miles to the nearest station on the 
International and Great Northern Rail¬ 
road, where it was delivered at 1% 
cents per pound. As the yield was 
25,000 pounds to the acre, this crop 
w r as worth $375 at the station, hut, to 
place it there the charge was 50 cAits 
per 100 pounds, or $10 per ton, or per 
acre’s yield $125, causing a'net loss 
to the farmer of 33 per cent. 

The Macadam Road. 

The macadam road- consists of a 
deep foundation of large stones, laid 
as smoothly together as possible, the 
foundation stones being of a nearly 
uniform size. A layer of smaller stones 
is placed over the foundation and roll¬ 
ed down, binding the twb together. 
Then layers of crushed stone, each 
layer being of finer quality than its 
predecessor, are rolled into and over 
the foundations. Th'e final layer is 
of very fine crushed stone. The whole 
settles itself into a compact mass, al¬ 
most as smooth as a flagstone, from- 
which water runs off as soon as it 
falls. -v 

The Location of Roads. 

•The aim. in-.making a road is to es¬ 
tablish the easiest, shortest and _most 
economical line of travel. It is there¬ 
fore desirable that .roads ..should be 
firm, smooth, comparatively level, and 
fit for use at_all seasons of the year; 
■that they should be properly located 
so -tlflit their-grades shall be suoh that 
loaded vehicles may ‘ be drawn over 
them without great loss of energy; 
that they should be properly construct¬ 
ed, the roadbed graded shaped and 
rolled; and that they should b'e sur-. 
faced with the best available mate¬ 
rial .suited to 'thek- needs. 

The Profit of Good Roads.’ 

Now that the country is measurably 
well supplied with, railroads which 
haul the farmer’s products to market 
at an average rajte of a half a cent a 
ton per mile, It begins to be of prime 
importance that the * average, cost of 
hauling from the farm to the railway 
station should be reduced. The De¬ 
partment of ’ Agriculture claims that 
this cost could be reduced two thirds 
by the simple substitution Of good 
macadamized roads for the ordinary 
dlrt^ highways now in use. 

Value of Proper Care. 

The large- majority of roads -for 
some time to come will require only 
earth lor their .ponsEruction, and .for 
this reason it is essential to the pros¬ 
perity of each community that the 
earth road be properly 1 cared for. 

Use of the Roller, 

. A land-rollet Js a good tool for cer¬ 
tain uses -at’ certain times. But never 
use it when the soil is wet. The 
roller, like the weeder, Is a “dry- 
weather" tool, 

Cost of a Good Road. 

The oost of road building varies in 
the different places according to the 
topography of the country and the 
^proximity of the stone used. 

New York's Road Fund, 

The largest appropriation for good 
roads was that made at the last ses¬ 
sion of the New York Legislature, If 
was a million and a half, 

Some workmen upon fixing their lad¬ 
ders high on -the south wall of the 
council chamber at Ablngton, England, 
found a swarm of bees. 


! WHAT THE PRESIDENT READS, j 

Gratifies Versatile Taste by Using Odd 
Minutes. 

President Roosevelt is the kind of 
man who would make himself at 
home anywheie, whether in the back- 
woflos of the West, in the stately 
home the United States provides its 
Presidents, or anywhere in the wide 
range that lies between these ex¬ 
tremes. Healthy in mind and body, 
he Js gifted with the cheery nature 
whose price is above rubies. 

Tfcb President is an omnivorous 
reader. At one turn of conversation 
, he is reminded of a passage in "Hom¬ 
er,” the next he is expatiating on the 
I history of “Tittlebat Titmouse.” A-s- 
for Dickens, he knows him so inti¬ 
mately that he would have been a dan¬ 
gerous competitor in the contest Ini¬ 
tiated by Calverley in his famous ex¬ 
amination paper on “Pickwick.” If 
the President had failed. Senator Ca¬ 
bot Lodge would certainly .have won 
the prize. Any who talk of the decad¬ 
ence of Dickens should come to Wash¬ 
ington and mix with the cultured men- 
of business who direct the destinies of 
the United States. They would speed¬ 
ily discover their error. 

How does the President, a man up¬ 
on whose personal labor the sun nev¬ 
er sets, find time for this miscellane¬ 
ous reading? Well, all over the world 
It is the exceptionally "busy man who 
has spare moments for desirable ends. 
President' Roosevelt shares a secret 
possessed .by Mr. Gladstone whom in 
his animated and varied conversation, 
with its wide range and intimate ac¬ 
quaintance with any topic started, he 
strongly resembles. 

“All my life,” Mr. G. once said to 
me, “I have taken care of my ten min¬ 
utes, certain that the hours -and the 
days would take care of themselves.” 

"I read when I -can,” the President 
says, “always a bit before I go to 
bed. Sometimes, at periods of great 
pressure, I awake about 3 in the morn¬ 
ing; if I lay there thinking of things 
I should he worried to death, unfit for 
my work in the coming day. So I 
switch on the light, take up my book, 
read a chapter or two, fall asleep, and 
wake up bright and early.”—“Toby, 
M. P.,” in Punch. 

A Well Once Used as a Safe, 

Edwin Curd, of Fulton, tells an In¬ 
teresting story of the way in which 
the proprietors of the old Western 
Bank, the first bank in Callaway 
County, took care that bushwhackers 
should not get away with their gold 
deposits in the Civil War. In an. old 
tobacco warehouse in Fulton stands a 
big iron safe. It was bought by the 
Western-Bank and shipped by water 
from St. Louis -in 1856. It weighs 
three tons and a half and cost $1,300. 

It played a leading part in Callaway 
County financial matters during the 
Civil War, and at one time, in 1862, 
contained $50,000 in gold. Conditions 
were very unsettled, and hands of pre¬ 
datory soldiers and bushwhackers 
were prowling over the- country in 
every direction committing many out¬ 
rages as well as fighting with one an¬ 
other. The officers of the bank, of 
which Mr. Curd was president, got 
nervous for fear one of these bands 
should -make a raid on the town-, crack 
the. sake and take all the gold. The 
directors held several consultations, 
and it was at last agreed that Mr. 
Curd, Colonel W. T.. Snell and Ed. 
Parker should make a secret disposi¬ 
tion of the treasure. One man sug¬ 
gested that it be burled in a haystack, 
but this scheme was rejected. 

"I vent ured th e' - idea,” says' Mr.-’ 
Curd, “that"we TIrop. it. to the bottom 
of a well back of John Bartley's store 
—it stood where the Adams block is 
'now, and the well was on the west end 
"of the lot—and my suggestion was 
adopted. I wanted to throw the gold 
into the well loose, but the other two 
thought it best to put it in sacks, for 
fear it would get so scattered 'that we 
would not find it all. I -fold thenrthat 
I bad separated the' gold in its raw 
state from the dirt in California and 
felt sure that I could 'find $20 gold 
pieces in what came out of a well here 
at home. But they had their way, and 
.the $50,000 were divided into several 
.parts',find, each part wrapped In a 
sack and tied securely and put into 
the well. .There It stayed for about 
two years, and,'when the terrors of 
the war had about subsided and it 
was thought safe to raise the,treasure 
we tried to bring it up by attaching 
hooks to the sacks'and hoisting it to 
the surface. But that would not work, 
for; the sackk had rotted and the fi 
weight of the coin caused them to [ 
break, -and afjjjer .the water had been ' 
taken out the,.JobW^cpinB Jtgfe gath¬ 
ered together again. The secret re¬ 
garding »w|iere the money was hidden 
wag riot' known to any one but, the 
three' who placed it in the well—not 
even by the other directors of the , 
bank.'. When the'well scheme .was, 
first broached, it He* said tiuflT the 
bushvchaTt&hrs mlght' “ In home -rvjrky" 
hear ,pf its being there and would dip. 
the water-but‘'and secure the booty; . 
but 1 told-them that while a gang was 
dipping,all-that, water we could surely 
get, a posse big enough to make mat¬ 
ters uncomfortable for them.—Kansas 
City Journal. 

Pope Plus In Leo's Apartment. 

Pope Plus has taken the apartment ' 
recently occupied by Pope Leo, which 
has been entirely, renovated. ; . 

Cardinal .M^frry del Yait'fhaS l?ft th^;'! 
BorgiaT apartment the occupation of' 
which aroused so much discussion in 
the press it being feared that injury 
would be done to the masterpieces of 
Plnturlcchio which ate .there, The 
Cardinal went td ait apartment called 
LedokowskI, -. where theCardinal of 
that name tbej^ ,r^ugf;'f|ij||irfng>--y,tfc« 
Kulturkampf. 





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A little lemon juice added to the 
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If you wish a cake to b'e light, put 
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For every use to which brandy is 
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A scant half cupful of strained to¬ 
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basting. ' 

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Neck and arms are often discolored 
and rendered unsightly in evening 
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will find a good protection for .the 
hands and arms in the long silk mitts 
th-at meet the sleeve. It coarsens the 
texture of the skin to expose it too 
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it also improves the skin, but one 
should avoid freckling, burning and 
tanning* the skin toq^ frequently. The 
exposed skin can be'made much less 
•sensitive to the action of the sun’s 
rays by first treating it to a good 
coating of cold cream, thoroughly 
rubbed in, and then applying powder.- 
Avoid washing for some hours after 
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use water as hot as can be endured. 

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Menoioah 


Timbers of oak keep the old 
homestead standing through 
the years. It pays to use the 
right stuff. 

“Men of oak” are men in 
rugged health, men. whose 
bodies are made of the sound¬ 
est materials. 

Childhood is the time to lay 
the foundation for a sturdy con¬ 
stitution that will last for years. 

Scott’s Emulsion is the right 
stuff. 

Scott’s Emulsion stimulates 
the growing powers of children, 
.helps them build a firm 
foundation for a sturdy consti¬ 
tution. 

Send for free sample. 

SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, 
409-415 Pearl Street. New York. 

50c. and $1.00; all druggists. 


World’s Fair News-Notes. 

Eleven millions of people have 
seea the World’s Fair. 

A large tapestry made in 1650 is 
exhibited in the Belgium section 
of the Art Palace at the World’s 
Fair. Although over 350 years old 
it is so well preserved that it re¬ 
tains all of the 2,000 colors and 
shades which are worked into its 
texture. \ 

An inlaid table made from 1,000 
hardwoods is exhibited in Nicara¬ 
gua’s pavilion at the World’s Fair. 
The table was made by hand and 
is a striking exemplification of the 
forest wealth of^ the country. , 
There is also on exhibition, a table ; 
top composed of over 3,500 pieces of 1 
steel tubing of different shapes and ! 
sizes, in the Palace of Transporta-* 
tion. 

“Pearl culture,” or the artificial ( 
production of pearls is illustrated j 
in the Japanese section of the Pal- , 
ace of Forestry, Fish and Game at 
the World’s Fair. This industry 1 
has recently been undertaken in j 
Japan and has quickly assumed f 
large proportions. Culture pearls r 
are as strong and durable and in c 
many cases as beautiful as pearls r 
which are'secured in the "usual ^ 
manner. ■ t 

A feature of the^avt exhibit of 
the Argentine Republic at the 
World’s Fair, the first ever made a 
by that government at an exposi- t 
tion, is the beautiful arrangement, ^ 
ef the statuary in the Sculpture ^ 
Cburt of the Art Palace. The cen¬ 
tral piece is a latge plaster group, » 
“Sinners,” by Rogelio Yrurtia, the 01 
well-known Argentine sculptor. ^ 
Around it are artistically grouped ^ 
the other statues by Mateo Alonzo, ji 
L ucio Correa Morales and^Arturo ii 
Dresco. 

In Praise of Chamberlain’s Colic, 
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. ™ 
“Allow me to give you a few gj 
words in praise 9L Chamberlain’s in 
Colic, Cholera -and Diarrhoea it 
Remedy," says Mr. John Hamlett, 
of Eagle Pass, Texas, “I suf- „ 
ferod one week with howel fo 
trouble aud took all kinds of modi- 
cine without getting any relief, 
when my friend, Mr. C. Johnson, a 6d 
Merchant here, advised me to take i n 
inis remedy. After" taking one af 
<ose I f e it greatly relieved and P e 
when I had t a ke*n the third’dose ^ 
was entirely cured. I thank you ^ 
tom the bottom of my heart for ar 
putting this great remedy in the la: 
Minds of mankind.” 

Eor sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; 

E-L. Tebbe's, Locke Mills; J. W. is 
Bennett, Gilead; H. W. Dennison, ar 
^Bethel. fu 

Weak 5 

tjr 

Hearts 

cna iuVJt i i lc ^ l S es Jion. Ninety-nine of’every 
can r* U ir re L P e °P' e who have heart trouble { 
Hon r ? ( e . m * >ar when it was simple indiges- wil 



























































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Men of oak 


THE BETHEL NEWS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 , 1904. 

HIPPY WOMEN [ source op health. 


Timbers of oak keep the old (f 
homestead standing through 

the years. It pays to use the fleminsh dairying. - 

right stuff. _ The Products Handled Mostly By Wo- 

“ Men of oak ” are men in men Are Famous, 

rugged health, men. whose Z 

bodies are made of the sound- me “’ f nd their gentleness and pro- 
est materials. . £82 

Childhood is the time to lay Hgfc £ S 
the foundation for a sturdy con- b ? ea bought to its present state of 
stitution that will last for years, husbandry^ 7 by a system of careful 
Scott’s Emulsion is the right The land being flat and watered by 
stuff. /--—-—:-* 


Wouldn’t any woman be happy, 

After years of backache suffering, 
Days of misery, nights of unrest, 

The distress of urinary troubles. 

To find relief and cure? 

No reason why any reader 
Should suffer in the face of evidence 
like this: 

Mrs. Almira A. Jackson, of East Front 
St, Traverse City, Mich., says: “For 
twenty years I 
was doctoring 
for kidney and 
fSyir 4||R -V liver t r ouble, 
vkijfy - but without ben- 

/ I.Vsiv efit. Just before 


Scott’s Emulsion stimulates _ —— > - 

the growing powers of children, /^A.(L/L 

helps them build a firm j 

foundation for a sturdy consti- 1 

Send for free sample. fjtil ^^5') I/My * 

SCOTT St BOWNE, Chemists, /Ml / \\jS 

409-415 Pearl Street, New York. S 

50c. and $1.00; all druggists. y u)]K 1 M 

World’s Fair News-Notes. \ 

Eleven millions of people have /TlllMmb jfmfiHiTmf 

seen the World’s Fair. ’ 

A large tapestry made in lfioO Is Jljlj/jjf Vmmmm 

exhibited in the Belgium section > 

of the Art Palace at the World’s ''"xL' FLPMI ,, SH W\ ZZZZ^:.~~~’ = — 

Fair. Although over 350years old VM I I W Ji a ir-J , UflT Alin llfinnna 

itis so well preserved that it re- v_ M K^Aj_C>. ) J WIT AND WISDON 

all of the 2,000 «,lor. a„d „„„ , wl toto Nort „ _ 

.tales which are worKed into Its Sea, it Is easily irrigated, and natur- , 

texture. \ ally adapted to market gardening and Patience— Is her husbar 

An inlaid table made'from 1,000 raisias ;, Most of tbe cows ar0 crade? ”— p atrice—“No; he was 

a = .- a v Slbali fed a11 ^ plenty of good out by the sheriff last week.” 

hardwoods is exhibited in Ntt-ara- water and food is supplied them with 

flua’s pavilion at the World’s Fair, great punctuality. They are combed 
The table was-made by band and and brushed and Kept scrupulously 

is a striking exemplification of the c ! ean at a11 ' times - The farms are en- 

, abled to furnish more than one-half 
forest wealth of^ the country. of the . hllW ~ nT1(1 Wf 



Fresh Interests for Your Mind ami 

be happy, Kresh Air for Young Lungs is 

ie suffering, the Secret. 

, y°troubfes’ A * aoy wbo bas been considered a 

:? ’ • semi-invalid all her life tells me she 

ader is robust, strong - and well, the 

ace of evidence cure caused by her automobile. 

i, of East Front ™? re are two explanations for this 

j. savs . >‘p or resu,t - One is the fresh air she has 

twenty years I P 156 / 1 , ilUo her !un S s . the other the 
was doctoring £r ^ b lnt< I rGst . taken into her mind, 
for kidney and ° nly wIlen the mind falls asleep 

liver trouble. ° r m a torpor and leaves the door un- 
but without ben: f» ard0d that disease creeps in and at- 
efit. Just before tlle fortress ° f the body. 

I began using . Tbe "[Oman who is enthused with 
Doan’s Kidney 1 . exci tement of her automobile ex- 

Pills I was al- erclse > and who looks forward to her 
most paralvz- daiIy , spin with animation, has little 
ed. I could rOOU1 m her mind for worry about the 
hardly stand on Wea ! C ° 1-gans , in her bod L 
my feet be- „ be bicyc!e craze cured thousands 


lack of circulation. Had a knife been haye become realities, 
thrust into my kidneys the pain could . . man crippled" with rheumatic 
not have been more intense. My sleep pams f° r years, thrown from a car- 
was disturbed by visions of distorted !' 1 . age , lnto a Winter river, extricated 


€ 


rawford 


ed. I 

could 

hardly stand on 

my feet 

be- 

cause of 

the 

numbness 

and 


HAVE WON THE LEAD BECAUSE OF 

The Single Damper (patented) which prevents the diffi¬ 
culty and confusion of two-damper ranges; 

Extra Large Oven with asbestos-lined back and heat¬ 
saving cup-joint flues; 

Improved Dock-Ash Grate, which makes a better fire 

and saves fuel; 

Removable Nickel Rails, which save half the trouble 

of blacking; 

Together with the Simmering Cover, extra large Ash Pan, etc., etc. 

It there Is no agent In your town we will send a 
“Crawford” on 30 days’ trial. 

WALKER & PRATT MFG. CO., 31-35 Union Street, Boston, Mass. 


figures. The kidney secretions were an¬ 
noyingly irregular, and I was tortured 
with thirst and always bloated. I used 
seven boxes of Doan’s Kidney Pills. The 
bloating subsided until I weighed 100 


himself and walked a mile to shelter 
and was free from rheumatism after¬ 
ward. 

AH ailing women cannot be pro¬ 
vided with automobiles, but all can 


pounds less, could sleep like a child and mabe daily demands to the great 


was relieved of the pain and the irregu¬ 
larity of the kidney action. My eircula- 


source of heaith, joj% usefulness, ac¬ 
tion, love and power for these quali- 


tion is good and I feel better in every ti es . nnd those who ask shall receive, 
way.” Wheeler Wilcox in Philadelphia 


A FREE TRIAL of this great kidney Ev6nin S Bulletin, 
medicine which cured Mrs. Jackson will __ ” 

be mailed on application to any part of Stimuiatir 

the United States. Address Foster-Mil- The massage oi 


Stimulating the Soaip. 

The massage of the scalp is at the 


J mnlrfwm burn Co -’ BufL!al °- N - Y ■ For sale by all 110 °t of all treatment of the hair. By 

I|l‘l| —"’W '1(11//' druggists; price, 50 cents per box.’ stimulating the flow of blood to the 

life Flemish VI ^=- — —- - I scal P n ew vigor is given to the hair. 

L'vmiukmaip.I j WIT AND WISDOM. ~ 1 

massage may be better done by a mas- 

siniall streams flowing into the North - seur than by the person who is grow- 

Sea, it is easily irrigated, and natur- (, Tu . „ . . , . ing bald, but it is possible for that 

ally adapted to market gardening and • ‘ husband in individual to massage his own scalp 

stock raising. Most of the cows are ciade - Patrice ’No; he was sold well enough to do the hair a great 

stall fed all the year; plenty of good out by the sheriff last week.” deal of good. The hands should be 

water and food is supplied them with _ half folded and the ends of the fingers 

great punctuality. They are combed made to touch the scalp lightly. Then 

and brushed and kept scrupulously When bilious take Chamberlain’S rub them slowly over the scalp. It is 
clean at all -times. The farms are en- Stomach and Liver Tablets. For conveai ent to begin at the back of the 

a . ’F tp f lirnlsh than oae ‘ half Sale by G. R Wilev Bethel • H W neck and rub the scalp s5ow 'y U P the 

of the butter and beef used by the oy "• W 1 ‘ey, aetnei, U. W. center Qf thg hgad to th{j 1 

people, though they are not such gyeat Dennison, West Bethel; E. L. Teb- Then the rubbing should be done all 


COMFORT’FOR THE BABY. 

TAT T V Flies and Mosquitoes Must Be Kept 

'SB J.wLLl ^ g Away in Summer. 

TAT?"T?Ct ^ Here is a* way to make your baby 
J UlVil/O. carriage comfortable during the hot 

ErSb, months. It v, ill cost almost nothing 

_ in the way of time, trouble or money, 

SONNET OF A FARM HAND. F!? h “ ean , eadlasa wmfnrt fop 
How little sense them people have Haltajirdof. 

who think 1 ^ ^ ne wire » ^ 0llr y ar( * s of mosquito net- 

The crowded city, wit# its dirt and ?"®,“ d a J l . bunch ° £ ^hlte tape wllJ 

th „„ t ’ be all tnat is necessary. Make a circle 


SONNET OF A FARM HAND. 

How little sense them people have 
who think 


WIT AND WISDOM. 


Patience—“Is her husband in 
trade?”—Patrice—“No; he was sold 


There is also on exhibition, a table people, though they are not such gyeat Dennison, i\-est Bethel; E. L. Teb- Then the rubbing should be doneali 
top composed of over 3,500 pieces of be0 f eaters -as the people of England betts,- Locke’s Mills; J. W. Ben- over the head from-one side of the 


steel tubing of different shapes and and the United States. 

sizes, in the Palace of Transporta-* Z 

F Milk Cows by Electricity. 

tI0r1, Farmers and dairymen will be inter- 

“Pearl culture,” or the artificial ested in a novel method of milking 
production of pearls is illustrated ha f beea reoeafcl y ^ 

m the Japanese section of the Pal- ^ electrical apparatus, 
ace of Forestry, Fish and Game at Rubber hoods are -attached to the 
the World’s Fair. This industry udder of the oow. These hoods are 
has recently been undertaken in C0I \ nected with a vessel for receiving 
r.,,,,, „„ , v „ . , , , thevmilk by means of a rubber tube, 

. ' ' 1 quickly assumed f rom the air is exhausted by 

large proportions. Culture pearls means of the electrical device. It is 


nett, Gilead. scalp to the other. It should be re- 

_ peated several times. The same glow 

Milk Cows by Electricity. that the expensive fingers of the mas- 

Farmers and dairymen will be inter- If it’s a poor rule that won’t seur produce follows, showing that the 
ested in a novel method of milking work both ways, what about the circulation in the scalp has been stim- 
cows which has been recently tried rule thafc won , t work eifcher ? Mated. The fingers should be press- 

ITT l4ftr.mn.TIV. Tif- is nnhhirro- eiVtnrf- r»F ,v _ _. . . 


Mated. The fingers should be press¬ 
ed on the scalp with sufficient force 
to cause the blood to tingle. 


ixuDoer nooas are ouacned to tne Makinp- Fripnds Pverv -—_. 

udder of the oow. These hoods are . \ neMS EVery Day ‘ , London’s Kilted Ladv 

connected with a vessel for receiving CRFAM a pn\vTlp'TJ ly ,i bs said °j J E p L ' 0 }9 E r, n ' . 

t 411 . , ^ „ ., . , LKEAiNL PONyDER, the new product for making Ike new woman, attired in the 

tlieVqiilk by means Of a rubber tube, tile moot delicious ice cream you ever ate: every- latest d«VPlnnmont if i,__ 
from which the air is exhausted by ‘he package. Nothing tastes so good in hot Late&t elopment of liei .dea of ra- 

means Ot the electrical device. It is your grocer can’t supply you send 2tc. fore micka-es . . ..^ 


Is fit to live in—my! that sun does 
beat 

Down hard enough to almost make 
me sink 

Here in my -tracks! They work 
with pens and ink 

Day after day for just enough to 
to eat 

And wear, poor fools, and never 
know how swe-et 

Life is out here—oh, for a good, cold 
drink! 

Just look at them there fields all 
wavin' green— 

Confound the flies!—it’s- like a pic¬ 
ture, most, 

With everything so bright and pure 
-and clean— 

By Heck, I almost feel as though 
I’d roast! 

This is the longest day I ever seen; 

I’ve got to rest or I’ll give up the 
ghost. 

—Chicago Record-Herald. 

Dutch Royalty. 


of the wire and sew the netting on it 
as shown in the cut, leaving an open- 


/fiiii'ifC 


NETTtNCs 

V 



TUC. 

rAHRtAGi. 




—Chicago Record-Herald. lng at one side - Run the ta P e 
___ the bottom hem and slip the whole 

Dutch Royalty thing over the top of the carriage 

The visit of W-ilhelmina, queen of f""? 1 ' d " wlng ! n the tape and tying 
Holland, to Itaiy recalls her life in ^ tbat , tb f 9 


m’ 8 !?},ns Ot t-’ll© electrical device. It is j your grocer can’t supply you send 25c. f or 2 packAges 
are as strong and durable and in claimed that-the suction thus secured oy wail. Four kinds : Vanilla, Chocolate, straw 

many cases as beautiful as pearls resembles ver y closely the sucking of Food Co", bY” 295“™^' n"y!’ the GeneseePure 

* , a calf, and that for this reason the 

which Hie secured m the’usual cow “lets down” her milk more freely - 

® annei ’’ than when milked by hand. Grover—“Oh, by the way, do 

A feature of the„ art exhibit of _ ~ “ , you have steam heat in your flat?” 

Ih. A,- g e„ llM Bp public „ the SfL. Pore sle r-.-0,„.v in 

voiius Fail, the first ever made ^py feed to grass very slowly, par- we are away then, so we don’t 
by that government at an exposi- ticuiarly if the flow of milk is large, mind, you know.” 

tion, is the beautiful arrangement Young immature grass, especially in __ 

of the cfatiioi-v tu„ q„T,i. the aairly days of spring, contains a 

Cfburt nf tho a . 1 - i> 1 rm la,rge amount of water. When troubled with constipa- 

troi ■ 6 Al 'fc Palace, Ihe cen- wheat and rye pasture are of the tion try Chamberlain’s Stomach 

trai piece is a large plaster group, same nature. This feed is commonly ancl T,i Vflr Tablets Thov 

Sinners,” by Rogelio Yrurtia, the called “washy,” and dry feed should ^ o ! 1 arfieksy 

well-known Argentine sculptor, therefore be continued and reduced _ e and P'oduce no griping 

Arnnnri k P j gradually for-two weeks or more after or other unpleasant effect. 

,. h . r lsticalIy 8 . rou P 0d the cows are turned into pasture, even For sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; 

other statues by Mateo Alonzo, if the grass is large enough for feed- e. L. Tebbets, Locke Mills- J W 
bum Coma Morale* and. AOU ’ 0 in B . _, Beuuetl. Silekd: H. W. DeLison,' 

--—- Cream Separator Indispensable. West Bethel. 

In Praise of Chamberlain’s Colic, The cream separator saves more _ 

,u‘| sra and Diarrhoea Remedy. ' A wise Ohoiee: -How do, 8 


When troubled with constipa- 


Bennett, Gilead; H. W* Dennison, 
West Bethel. 



HoUand, to Italy her H in 11 See tbat tber9 

Florence with her mother in her girl- or mosquitoes inside be- 

hood Thev in, o.i in n ,nn,in»P 6 fore J0U close tbe slfle opening Babies 
o i i L T , W f y ’ soffor untold misery from files during 

fhat thev were enW , n tb ® b °t weather. Think of having 

Arno wL i? S s s the Lung tbr ®0 or four sticky flies on your face 
beggar y W6r6 aCC ° Sted by ^ and " ot b0 ins ab le to brush them off. 

’ The baby will sleep just twice as long 

I he queen regent wanted to push if safely enclosed in* this cage. It 
on, fearing that her daughter might won’t cost more than twenty-five 
catch some fearful disease, but the lit- cents nor take more than half an hour 
tie queen, having a will of her own, to make. The result will be a happy 
Insisted on stopping. 1 She questioned baby and a mother who can enjoy a 
the man in broken Italian, believing few minutes leisure to read or sew. 

herself quite unknown, and pn pro- -- 

ceeding gave him half a franc" Artless Art. 

He looked from the silver In his Brushly—DeAuber got $25 for a lit- 
hand to her, and then back again, tie drawing he made last night, 
and at last said, with an air of im- Palette—So! What did he draw 7 

pertinence: “So your subjects keep Brushly—Three aces to a pair of 

you as short as that! Poor queen!”— kings. * 

New York Tribune. " ___ 


The New Woman in Kilts. 


Hemecly,” says Mr. John Hamlett, creamfromthemilk than canbegot er ju reform h , „ 
Of Eao-io rn / hy any other system. A hand sepa- 

go Pass, Texas, I suf- ra (- or s , aV e Its cost in one year _ 

eretl one week with bowel for any one who has five«or six cows. 

troMile aud took all kinds of modi- -— NeUie Fuller, D'envei 


-—--- Lyream ocparauur muiapciidctuic. - i - i 

In Praise of Chamberlain’s Colic, The cream separator saves more _• L . J 

Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. ’ A Wise Choice: “How does The New woman in Kilts, 

ow me to give yon a few skimming -milk, f and allows the skim PutiohupPs_second wife get along tionai’clress, has invaded the city, 
words in praise 8L Chamberlain’s milk to be fed to calves or pigs, when with his seven small boys?” “Oh, A stout ly built lady was seen walk- 
C °lic, Cholera -and Diarrhoea it is still warm, and It gets more beautifully; she used to be a teach- ln ® Jauntily down New Bridge street 

Remedy,” says Mr John Hamlett cream from the mllk than oan be got er in a reform school ” apparently quite unconscious or indif- 

of EaMfi p Vp tiamiett, by any other gyatem A hand - sepa . eriu a reform school. . ferent tor the amusement that her ap . 

fpro 1 ^ ° l aSS ’ texas, I suf- rator wlll s , ave its cost in one year _ pearance caused to the passers by. 

eretl one week with howol for any one who has five«or six cows. Her costume consisted of a dark 

trouble aud took all kinds of modi- - Nellie Fuller, Denver—“My face blue coat and skirt—or, rather, kilt— 

cine Without getting any relief Co-Operation In Denmark. was < full of pimples and black- which reached to just above the 

when my friend Mr G fohnsnh -ft The farmers in Denmark have learn- heads _ Hollister’s Rocky Moun- kp ® es ; dIscloslu S honeath a neat pair 

8 ’ ed how to make money In co-operating . .. * of knickerbockers of the-same mate- 

chant here, advised me to take j n selling their products. They have ln Tea ha ® driv ® Q them away. r i a]f A pair of thloki black woolen 
inis remedy. After ' taking one after 22 years reached a'very nearly People hardly know ..mp. I’m -stockings and lbw shoes completed 
d °se I felt Breafclv relieved and perfect system, by means of which looking fine.” 35 cents. Tea or her attire.—London Mirror. 

when I had taken the third dose they much higher prices than tables. ---- 

Iwa» fl n 1 1 , 1 their competitors, and have quad- G RVtrvv , To Break Up a Cold. 

A , e y CUMd ' IthaUk y0U niplhd their expofts. Their exports ’ ’ . Y ’ The following is said to cure a cold 

. U1G bottom of my heart for are largely dairy products, and Eng- j n t he head: In the morning after 

putting this great remedy in the I&M is the principal market! , p-, e< . o rot) j 0 ) the ex-Boer com- rising' and at night before retiring 

serving Milk Warm. mandmit, has Been married, and 

r sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; men milk is served soon after It we understand thafc the second them with a rough towel and massage 


cine without 
when my frie 


netting an,S’ relief, 


Co-Operation In Denmark. 

The farmers in Denmark have learn- 


their competitors, and have quad¬ 
rupled their exports. Their exports 
are largely dairy products, and Eng- 


G. R. WILEY. 


Piet Oronje, the ex-Boer com- 


,To Break Up a Cold. 

The following is said to cure a cold 
In the head; In the morning after 
rising ’ and at night before retiring 


and* of mankind.” Servlng mk War(n> maudant, has been married, .and The "knee/'in ToVTatTAten^ 

r sale by G. R. Wiley, Bethel; men milk is served soon after It we understand thafc the second them with a rough towel and massage 
“-L. Tebbe's, Locke Mills; J. W. Is drawn it is frequently not cooled by Mrs, Oronjeobjecfcs to her husband them till the skin is red and glowing, 
Bennett, Gilead; H. W. Dennison artiftcii&l means and In small towns being degcribed as a hero of a bun- In addition to this cautiously snuff 
> Bethel. ’ supplied- by dairymen who d rlye ‘n dred engagements. tepid water up the nose frequently 

-- ■- - twice each day, it is oftdfi delivered , b , B during the day and sip with a tea- 

AX/1> * Warm from the cow. To many persons - spoonful a glassful as hot as can be 

▼ V CcUlL this is k guaranty of Its purity, bu To Cure a Cold in One Dav borne an hour before each meal and 

Tjr . ' served in this way will sour in , as, m !, at bedtime. A few days is often quite 

Hearts a 8 ~s ai ; d h 

Shundr 1 , ndlges ' lon ’ Nlnriy-nlneof'every a S vhTle on pasture SM & W, Grove’s siguatn prolonged . No n6A l<o!£iato rl 

canrnm d u P eo P’° wb ° have heart froublo Cows fed oil grain while on pasture quli-ed. If taken. In the first stages 

llon n'u wbf” * 4 was simple Indlges- will produce much more milk than f - of the disease a cold Is broken up 

L,' 13 a solentlfio fact that all cases of pasture alone Is allowed; therefore, If which rMMif- ninoT-witm 

Iraceab aot or g anio ' Me not only a large yield Is of more Importance A Good Fail! “He’s just a bad ver9 case of bronchitis bist.lmr manv 
oeablo to, but are the direct result of indi- of orndiiottm, trratn am* » uvoo<> t,iwb u ..ase or bronchitis, lasting many 


To Cure a Cold In One Day. 

Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet! 
All druggists i-eftind the money if * 
fails to cure, E, \V, Grove’s siguatn 


A Good Fall! “He’s just a bad 


than economy of production, grain egg,” “Yes? Wouldn't it be awful (days or weeks 


^st Bethel. ’ supplied by ' dairyp f dr .‘ y ® dred engagements. 

. twice each day, it is often delivered ° w 

|1T U" 7“- Warm from the cow, To many persons - 

W CaiV this is k guaranty of Its purity, but , . 

“ milk served in this way will sour in To Cure a Cold in One 1 

r«£ka short time. ' ’ Take Laxative Bromo Quinim 

* E {\ J[ T^ ___i_ All druggists l-efttud the me 

Aradimtv. .. — . : riMin for cows. fails to cure, E. W, Grove’s 

!Jhundred p!ople°who K‘hiart°froutK CoWa fed oh grain while on pasture 0,1 overy boX ’ 

(lon n°, m b ar when it was simple Indlges- will produce much more milk than If • _ 

he If, s a s , ol «htiflo fact that ail cases of pasture alone Is allowed; therefore, If 

•fi eeab ffi! not organic, ate not only a large yield is of more Importance A Good Fall! “He’s jt 
fcMiiom 0 Ait'fi diwet result of itsdi- than economy of production, grain egg,” “Yes? Wouldn't it I 

_ v " M "toald fall ana b, 

C ! i dl v Phiiihl’U up against tho .. Hava a Good Milker “He did fall once and it it 

S h '! ar I andip ' b o ctufsfof fime° n th°l OfteMlmes a poor milker-can al- Dom being broke, Hefei 
Y 0a '»hui vital organ becomes diseased! most ruin the'most valuable cow, for half a million.” 

*roubteVnH ^ Nevada, 6 , wys! ihadsioMach the best animals are always of nerv- 

!'i h itook Kocioin. d ^!i!r, l ” d 1 llt ‘? ,r ?V bla ous temperament and very easy to In- -- 

KSi g"»?r »“«« 8 to roues MMM irrogular MMy-SponBS tho nlran 

»nd Sn 01 You Eat milking and the like. wUL v 1' ,' 

8 fi n ra '^«„ tb « *temach of all nervous ■ ", ’ ’ '.— , Wa " m watb£ ‘ T 0 ( u noed 

fiotK,',r ,h ® hea H of ail pressure. Keeping Butter a Long Time., tonic, would advise you 

b efaafwWch sells'?or so For ion# keeping butter, a little Hollister’s Rocky Mounts 

Pr »p*r«dby e. ct. DeWirr ftocui OHIOAQO. “ or e a S 0 and ripeness must he given It drives away all erupfci. 
, ^or Salo bv G R wn«v to' -tho cream, than when the rosy gents, Tea or tablofc form. 

Mains y w. r, Wiley, Bethel, aroma is wanted, - « -u: 


should be fed 


Always Have a Good Milker. 

Oftettti-mes a poor milker—can al- from being bro 
most ruin the’most valuable cow, for half a million,” 
the best animals are always of nerv¬ 
ous temperament and very easy to in¬ 
fluence by rough treatment irregular Mary—Spong- 

milking and the like. u,AfAi< - 


if he should fall and be broke,” 

“Ho did fall once and it kept him Women as Jewelers, 

from being broke, He fell heir to ^ * s remarkable that more women 
lit a million ” dd not I a I fe U P the jewelry business 

When searching for a trade, A wo* 
'] man can eater to woman’s tastes, and 
^ ... , , with an apprenticeship under a good 

Mary—Sponge the pimples with firm should be capable of starting in 


Keeping Butter a Long Time., tonic, would advise you to take. 
For Ion# keeping butter, a little Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea 
more age and ripeness must he given It drives away all eruptions, 35 


Warm water, You need a blood for herself. An Englishwoman has 
tonic, would advise you to take, taken up the Work and is successful 


G. R, WILEY, 


in resetting stones and also baa ac¬ 
quired the unusual art of painting, pre¬ 
cious stones, This is delightful work 
for a woman, though rather trying to 
the eyes. 


Experienced Artist Wanted. 

A woman who hal become sudden¬ 
ly rich was traveling in Europe, and 
wbjje- there -it occutred to her that 
iit-'was the proper thing to have her 
portrait painted by a prominent artist. 
Accordingly she called at the studio 
- in Baris of >a painter of high reputa¬ 
tion. 

“Wil! you kindly sit down and wait 
a few moments?” asked the attend¬ 
ant, wihen Mrs. Ncwrich had stated 
her errand. 

“Well, I’m in a hurry. Is your 
master busy?” she asked. 

“Yes, madam. He is engaged on a 
study.” 

"On a study!" exclaimed Mrs. New- 
rich. “Well, no matter, I guess I 
won’t Wait. I shan't want him to 
paint my picture. I want an artist 
Who has got all through with his 
studies! ”—Success. 

Blissful Ignorance. 

“Women,” remarked the old bache¬ 
lor, "care nothing for art, as a rule.” 

“Oh, they don’t, eh?” sneered the 
man who had been up against the 
matrimonial game for seven long 
years, “You evidently don't know the 
first principles of the feminine make¬ 
up,” 

Proper Place. 

"Look /here, jailor,” said the tran¬ 
sient guest at the police station, "this 
place isn’t fit to keep a hog in.” 

“This place Isn’t intended for hogs," 
replied the keeper of the keys. “We 
send them to the pen. See?” 

At the Seashore, 

The Husband—I think you are, get¬ 
ting a little thinner, dear.” 

The Wife—What makes you think 
so, James? 

“‘Why, when you go in the water it 
does not seem to rise as high as It 
used tC!”—Yonkers Statesman, 

In Great Luck, 

"You've overdrawn your account, 
madam,” said the cashier, 

"How lovely!” said the fair depos- * 
item. “1 never expected to be able to 
get ahead of the honk that way.”— 
Chicago Post. ^ 


Artless Art. 

Brushly—DeAuber got $25 for a lit¬ 
tle drawing he made last night. 

Palette—So! What did he draw? 

Brushly—Three aces to a pair of 
kings. * 

Serious Indeed. 

La lion tit-—Dispatches say that seri¬ 
ous firing was heard off Port ^Ar¬ 
thur. 

La Moyne — Serious? Gracious! 
Maybe some one fired their cook. 

Uninstructed. 

"Binks overcame a lot of obstacles,** 
said Banks to his wife. “He never 
went to school in his life, but he is a 
successful business naan and promt- 
nent enough to be sent as a delegate 
to the St. Louis convention. 

“Oh, I know!” exclaimed Mrs. 
Banks. “He’s one of those unin- 
struoted delegates the papers • tell 
about.”—Cleveland Leader. 


You 

Digest 


Nearly evejy particle of 
White flour bread. There 
is nothing in it the system 
does not need, as all the 
useless, indigestible part of 
the wheat is thrown out. 

Lily White 

'•the Flour the Best Cooks Uae " 


Is the most modern of mod¬ 
ern white flour and “will 
stay” by the laboring man 
longer than any substitute 
yet found, 

-Read’ U, S, government 
expert food report. 


FOR SALE BY 

Woodbury & Purington, 

BETHEL, MAINE, 




































mc^^rn 




>?' COPYRIGHT, 1(1^. 

A B CIRSCMBAUU ft CfcA 


Ram Coats 


A genuine Cravenette Rain Coat 
•on the back is worth two um¬ 
brellas in the hand. 

The cravenetting process don’t 
make the fabric air tight, but 
does make it waterproof and 
odorless. “A Rain Coat is a 
necessity, not a luxury.” 

All Winter 

HATS, CAPS, UNDER¬ 
WEAR, SUITS, OVER- 
COATS, AND FUR 
COATS now in. 


If w e can’t please you in 
Kirschbaum’s line, w e can i n 
Kuppenheimer’s. Quality is our 
specialty. 


F. H. Noyes Co., 


NORWAY. SOUTH PARIS. 


Stranger (in Moosup)—“Are you 
the local judge?” Judge Mossy— 
“I reckon I am !” Stranger—“Well, 
I am the advance agent for Percy 
Van Rocks ami his auto. I settle 
bis fines in advance so as to save 
delay!” 


HOLLISTER'S 


locky Mountain Tea Nuggets 

A Busy Mediolno for Busy People. 

Brings Golden Health and Eenewed Vigor. 

A specific for Constipation, Indigestion, Live 
and Kidney Troubles, Pimples, Eczema, Impure 
Blood, Bad Breath, Sluggish Bowels, Headache 
.-and Backache. It’s Rocky Mountain Tea in tab¬ 
let form, 35 cents a box. Genuine made by 
Hollister Droo Company, Madison, Wis. . 

(BOLDEN NUGGETS FOR SALLOW PEOPLE 


Five Hundred Thousand: Tess 
—“I can’t understand what he saw 
in her. Her f+ice is decidedly 
plain.” Jess—“Yes but the figure 
she has makes up for all that.” 
Tess—“Figure?. She’s positively 
scrawny. She has no figure.” Jess 
—“You’re mistaken. She has six 
figures, and the first one’s a five.” 


Westward the orb of glory takes its way, 

Wisconsin is the state, you hear every¬ 
body say, 

St’s made itself famous by one great 
stride; 

Booby Mountain Tea has (made its 
.name world wide 

G. R. Wiley. 


THE BETHEL NEWS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1904. 


Id a Living: Grave. 

A curious freak of nature is ex¬ 
hibited in the Idaho department 
of the Palace of Mines and Metal¬ 
lurgy, at the World’s Fair. It is a 
ram’s skull and horns, imbedded 
deeply in the trunk of a tree. One 
horn projects into the air, but of 
the skull and the other horn only 
the upper surface is visible, all the 
rest b^ing inclosed within the solid 
wood. The section of trunk dis¬ 
played has been split down the 
center, and when the exposed sur¬ 
face, at the rear, representing the 
very heart of the tree, is examined 
the tip of the buried horn and a 
corner of tho skull are seen to pro¬ 
trude through it. 

The tree of which this is a por¬ 
tion was a white pine, growing on 
the middle fork of the Salmon 
river, about forty miles in a direct 
line from Summit City, Idaho. 
The horns, which are easily identi¬ 
fiable as belonging to the male of 
the mountain sheep, were found at 
a point nine feet from the ground. 
Local experts, by counting the 
rings on the horns and the circles 
of yearly growth in the log, have 
come to the conclusion that the 
sheep had lived for more than a 
century when it descended or as¬ 
cended into its living grave, and 
that the tree itself was about 
twenty or twenty-five vears old at 
the time, which must have been at- 
least eighty or ninety years ago. 

Many conflicting theories have 
been advanced to account for this 
curious find. Some maintain that 
the animal must have been carried 
into the tree in a snowslide from a 
higher part of the mountain. 
0 : hers advance the hypothesis that 
a freshet was responsible for the 
freak, the tree having been found 
near the shores of a creek. The 
ram must have fallen or leaped 
against the tree so violently that 
one of its horns became too deeply 
imbedded for it to extricate it, es¬ 
pecially as it was^too far from the 
ground to obtain a foothold; and 
it then remained suspjnded in the 
air alive until it died of starvation 
or succumbed to the attacks of 
birds of prey. 

The place where the specimen 
was found was so far remote that 
it was necessary to pack it on 
horseback for fifty miles along the 
devious mountain trails in order to 
get it to a wagon road. I 


DO YOU GET UP 

WITH A LAME BACK? 


Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable. 


Grover—“Oh, by the way, do 
you have steam heat in your flat?” 
IForester—“Only in summer; and 
•we are away then, so we don’t 
aiiind, you know.” 


It Makes no Difference 


How old or how young yoii are, if you want what you want 
in all kinds of FOOTWEAR, it is for your interest to come * • 


Rubber Coating. What Is It ? 


Let us tell you. It is preparation made by us to preserve oil cloth, 
lineloums, and hard wood floors. It is not like other varnishes 
which crackles and scratches. Years of Wear does not harden itao 
that it becomes brittle, but is always elastic like its name, and will 
out wear, we can guarantee, any material an the market that can be 
procured. It is not new with us, it has been fried and proven to be 
A friend to the user. Price $ 2.50 per gallon. For farther particu¬ 
lars, write Mail Order Depratment. 


Oren Hooper’s Sons. 


IMPORTERS OP CHINA AND GLASS. 


HIGH GRADE COOKING AND HCATINC APPARATUS] 

(EtoblUhcd 186a.) I 


PORTLAND; - MAINE. 

irisai* mention this paper when writing, it wilt entitle you to a a per Sent, discount on your purchase. 


Almost everybody who reads the news¬ 
papers is sure to know of the wonderful 

- i|_ ,1 cures made by Dr. 

—pxL-nTV * Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, 

J I the great kidney, liver 

Dj J li and bladder remedy. 

- r^Sl Lp It is the great medi- 

- p ?H} cal triumph of the nine¬ 
'll 1 teenth century; dt's- 

covered after years of 
,/ '1 llljl scientific research by 

1 Dr- Kilmer, the enU- 

11 - —. * nent kidney and blad- 

——der specialist, and is 
wonderfully successful in promptly curing 
lame back, kidney, bladder, uric acid trou¬ 
bles and Bright’s Disease, which is the worst 
form of kidney trouble. 

Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is not rec¬ 
ommended for everything but if you have kid¬ 
ney, liver or bladder trouble it will be found 
just the remedy you need. It has been tested 
in so many ways, in hospital work, in private 
practice, among the helpless too poor to pur¬ 
chase relief and has proved so successful in 
every case that a special arrangement has 
been made by which all readers of this paper 
who have not already tried it, may have- a 
sample bottle sent free by mail, also a book 
telling-more about Swamp-Root and how to 
find out if you have kidney or bladder trouble. 

’ When writing mention reading this generous 
offer in this paper and fi C-'ft*' 

send your address to gjSSSfSiijjlilSae! 
Dr. Kilmer & Co.,Bing-PKanKMlKfilteKSC 
hamton, N. Y. The 
regular fifty cent and Home of Swamp-Root, 
dollar sizes are sold by al! good-druggists. 

Don’t make any mistake, but remember 
the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's 
Swamp-Root, and the address, Binghamton, 
N. Y., on every bottle. 


_ Sfi§L_ 


(lilpMl-IIll 


Home of Swamp-Root. 


Extra Premium Offered by River¬ 
side Park Association. 

The Riverside Park Association 
are offering an extra premium of 
$ 100.00 on draft horses which 
should certainly call out a good 
field of horses. 

$60.00 will go to the pair winning 
the largest number of points. 

$25.00 will go to the pair winning 
the • second largest number of 
points. 

$15.00 will go to the pair winning 
the third largest uumberof points. 
It is stipulated that the prizes will 
not be awarded for a walkover 
and in case of only two entries the 
the second and third prizes will 
be awarded. Points will be con¬ 
sidered as follows: 

For best drawing from 
a cart or wagon with 
wheels blocked, 7 points 

Best plowing, 7 points 

Best condition (apart 
from shoeing) and gen¬ 
eral appearance, 6 points 

Best shoeing, 2 pditits 

Best backing with load, 2 points 

Best condition -of cart 
aud harness, 1 point 


A Doer Done. 

One of the mo 9 t sensational, dar¬ 
ing and dastardly outrages that 
ever occurred in Maine, was per¬ 
petrated last week in Franklin 
county, the victim being William 
G. Harlow, a well-known and re¬ 
spected citizen of Dtxfield. Upon 
a recent visit to Portland Mr. Har¬ 
low met a stranger who gave the 
name of Leroy A. French and 
claimed to be an officer of the 
United States Secret Service, as¬ 
signed the State of Maine to appre¬ 
hend counterfeiters. 

Later,'■French^ came to Dixfield, 
where he met Mr. Harlow and 
they went to the Lakes, stopping 
nearly a week at different hotels, 
most of the time at the Rangeley 
Lake House, 

On Monday afternoon of last 
week, Harlow was induced to go 
several miles into the woods where 
he was robbed, after being wound¬ 
ed by a revolver in the hands of 
French, of all his money, checks, 
watch, chain and diamond ring, 
aud compelled to make out acheck 
to his (French’s) order for $350, 
and sign some other paper, Mr. 
Harlow does not know just what. 

Continuing in his high-handed 
course, French took Harlow to 
Farmington and lodged him in 
jail, claiming he was a counterfeit¬ 
er whom he had wounded while 
resisting arrest. He next tried to 
cash the check for $350 which he 
compelled Harlow to make out to 
his order, and two other checks 
properly endorsed, which he took 
from Harlow’s person. The bank 
cashier refused to cash the 
checks till French was identified. 
Suddenly an officer appeared with 
a warrant for French’s arrest on 
the charge of larceny of a team 
and French was taken to the 
county jail. 

French was held on three counts, 
robbery of a watch, chain diamond 
ring, cash and checks; assault 
with intent to kill; and larceny of 
a horse, wagon, etc-, and placed 
under bonds. On one case in the 
sum of $5,000, on another $500, and 
others are held over him. 

The officers are much pleased at 
at the capture of French and be¬ 
lieve he will prove to be a notori¬ 
ous crook. 


6 points 
2 pditits 
2 points 


1 point 


What’s in a Name? 

Everything is in the name when 
it comes to Witch Hazel Salve. E. 
C. DeWitt & Co., of Chicago, discov¬ 
ered some years ago how to make 
a salve from Witch Hazel that,is a 
specific for Piles. For blind, bleed¬ 
ing, itching and protruding Piles, 
eczema,cut3, burns, bruises and all 
skin diseases, BeWitt’s Salve has no 
equal. This has given rise to nu¬ 
merous worthless counterfeits. 
Ask for DeWitt’s—the genuine. 
Sold by G. R. Wiley. 


_ Total 25 poiuts 

Three competent and fair miuded 
men to act as judges. The object 
is to.discover the best all-rouud 
team. 

The only condition for entering 
this contest will be to pay the 
admission at the gate. .This cer¬ 
tainly is an opportunity, the like 
of which was never known at River¬ 
side Park before, and it certainly 
should call out a flue field of draft 
horses. Let all take an interest 
La this and make a good showing. 


Modern Demands: “Do you be¬ 
lieve in the ‘barrel’ in politics?” 
“Not any more,” answered Senator 
Sorghum. “A man ought to have 
a hogshead in order to amount to 
any thing these days.” 


CASTOR IA 


For Infants and Children. 

The Kind You Haye Always Bough! 


Bears the 
Signature of 


One Minute Gough Cure 

For Coughs, Colds and Croup. 


Especial care should be taken to 
keep the chicken houses clean. If the 
droppings are allowed to lie, they 
form an inviting breeding ground for 
Insect pests. They also invite disease. 
Sanitary conditions have very much 
to do with the health of a flock. 


Brown vs. White Eggs. 

It is a curious fallacy that the brown 
colored egg Is necessarily superior to 
the ordinary white egg,' a belief which 
has led to the practice of artificially 
coloring the latter in imitation of the 
former. It is doubtful whether the- 
color of the shell bears any relation¬ 
ship to the nourishing quality of the 
egg. As those who rear poultry know, 
it is merely an indication of the strain 
of the laying bird. Still, a preference 
is very commonly shown for the brown 
or coffee colored egg! the color is at¬ 
tractive, and ,led -'by the eye, the 
choice is very generally made in favor 
of what is regarded as the richer and 
superior article.—Lancet. 


Smiley -Shoe Store, Norway, Maine. 


OPERA HOUSE BLOCK, NORWAY, MAINE. 

E. N, Swett, Mgr. aud Salesman; F. W". Faunee, Salesman 

Eastern Telephone Store, 112 - 3 . . E. N. Swett’s Residence, 112-12 


Postmaster Smart’s Registered 
Letter. 

One of the peculiar incidents of 
the recent wreck- at the Maine 
Siate Fair grounds was the finding 
in the wreckage by Postmaster. 
Smart of Lewiston of a registered 
letter addressed “Postmaster, 
Lewiston, Me.” 

Io was torn straight across the 
middle disclosing within the rag¬ 
ged ends of a package of bauk bills 
The postmaster counted them 
and found that there were the 
halves of $268. On Tuesday morn¬ 
ing, Joseph Plante, in the employ 
of Le Messager of Lewiston came 
to the Lewiston postoffice and 
handed to Postmaster Smart, the 
other half of the registered letter, 
money and enclosures all intact. ' 
It was found at quite a distance 
from the place Where the other 
half was fouiid. • 

The two halves flt together per¬ 
fectly and thus the postmaster’s 
$268 are miraculously restored to 
him. 


POULTRY NOTES. 


OLIVE OIL SOAP 


I have one of the greatest bargains ever 
offered ia this section on soap as display¬ 
ed in my show window. This is a fine 

PURE OLIVE OIL SOAP, ’ 

and I am selling it at less than the regu¬ 
lar wholesale price. . My stock of 

FUR ROBES, FUR COATS 
AND HORSE BLANKETS 

in larger and better than ever. Now is 
the time to use Dr. Hess’ Stock Food 
to keep up the flow of milk and keep all 
your stock growing. 


YOUNG’S HARNESS STORE, 

BETHEL, MAINE. 


IRA C. JORDAN, 


Dealer in 


General Merchandise and 


GRAIN, 


BETHEL, 


MAINE. 


A SIRE OF SPEED, SURE. 


DECORATE 


A Handsome Black Stallion, standing 16 hands and weighing 1160 pounds 

Owned by W. J. Wheeler, So.. Paris andj. B. Robinson, Oxford. 

DECORATE is called by all who have seen him one of the best indi¬ 
viduals that ever stood in service in Maine, but look at his breeding. 

He was sired by Dare Devil, a sou of Mambiiuo King, known as the 
handsomest horse in the world, but that is not all. His clam was Jewel, by 
Almont Jr., and she is the dam of five foals, .with records and trials from 
2.10)4 to 2.20, including Lord March 2.11)4, Diamond King 2.19)4, and 
Point Dexter 2.21)4. With a clam like Jewel, Decoiate cannot fail to be¬ 
come great. He is the handsomest horse to-day that stands in the State of 
Maine. Visitors always welcome, at my stable iu South Paris village, 
where he will make the season of 1904. Term, $25. All mares at owneis’ 
risk. Send for tabulated pedigree. 


Sooth Paris, 


W. J. WHEELER, 


Maine. 


The Next Time 


Basement for Incubator. 

Unless if is occasionally in a cellar 
with a dirt floor, incubators are very 
rarely put on the ground. They need 
to be .Level and this condition is more 
■difficult to meet in such a place. A 
cellar with a brick or cement floor Is 
much better. Certainly the machine 
can he kept in the house. That is the 
place where the greater part are kept, 
I believe, as it is the exception when 
the .cellar of a house is either dry 
enough or sufficiently well ventilate^ 
for successful hatching. The machine 
needs to be where the outside temper¬ 
ature is as nearly -even as possible. A 
room where ‘the heat In the middle of 
the day rises to 90 degrees or over, 
and falls to 60 to 70 degrees at night 
is not a good’place for an incubator. 
A basement room is perhaps a nearly 
Ideal place, provided there is good 
ventilation. 


You’ come to my store, examine my line of 


ENAMEL WARE, 


it rs 


Rare and Reasonable. 


And all who have used it are loud in its 
praises. Enough said. Examine it and the 
argumerit is won. ' 


Clarence K. Fox, Bethel Me. 


Do not feed the young turkeys with 
the little chicks j they do not get along 
well together. 

Every farmer should raise a few 
ducks; they are not much trouble and 
very profitable. 

. If your little chicks are continually 
crying and are mopish, it is because 
they are lousy. 

The drinking fountain of the chick¬ 
ens should be kept in the shade in 
order to keep the water cool. Warm 
water does not agree with poultry. 


SAVE MONEY by INSURING WITH 

Dirigo Mutual. 
Fire Insurance Co., 


OF GORHAM, ME, 


.President, Ex-Got), Frederick Rqbic- 
Seoiiitary, T. F. Millett, >. 


■ Cleat Weeds Away. 

Do not allow weeds and grass to 
grow up around the bee-hives so as to 
obstruct the entrance. Bank around 
the hives with some material' so as 
to keep -the weeds down. This is a 
Very 1 important matter, The entrance 
should, be made ample size so the bees 
cart pass out and in freely— -three* 
eighths of an inch Wide and top 
inches long at least. 


Our.new stock of Fall and Winter Hats and Caps is in. 
We have a larger and better line, u than we have ever 
had before. Blacks, blues and many different shades 
of light goods. In Derbies we have the Suffolk and 
Jubilee in several shapes. Many new. ideas ill Caps. 


H . B. FOSTER, 


NORWAY, 


MAINE. 



VOLUME X,— 


last trip to 

Niagara Falls 


THE 


ITEMS 


AND' THE 


World’s Fair 


Monday, October lfth, 1904. 


On the Live and let Live Plan. 


A DAY AT MONTREAL 

with Carriages about the city 
and up Mount Royal. . , . 

A DAY AT,NIAGARA 

with Great Gorge'-kide, Incline 
Railway, “Maid, of the Mist,” 
and Carriages, V, . . , , 

A DAY AT CHICAGO 

With Automobile ride and 

FIVE DAYS AT ST. LOUIS. 


ALL FOR $70.00. 


Mrs. 
spent 
Goodwl 
Mrs,, 
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Mr. | 
Percy, 
town, lj 
mV. 

front £ 
winter 
Ben 
Berlin, 
mothei 


No extras to be charged up—$70 

pays for fares, P ullman service, 
all side trip's; admissions to Fair 
and all board from start to finish. 


Ask any of the one hundred and fifty 
people who have been with us their opin¬ 
ion of our service, and nothing more 
need be said. Address 


E. C. BOWLER. Bethel. Me. 


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gressin 
structii 


Trimmed 
Hats ‘ 


Come and see our Millinery 
and Fancy Goods display. 
We have some bargains in 


Ladies’ & Misses’ 


Underwear and Hosiery 


ALSO 


Night Robes, Skirts, 


ETC., ETC. 


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spent 
son at 
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people 
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Fair. 

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Mr. 
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Harve 
Farm, 


L.M. Stearns 


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BETHEL, MAINE, 



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BUSINESS EDUCATION 

has made thousands of young people 

SUCCESSFUL; 


the lack of it has made many more, 

FAILURES. 


IT Why belong to the la'tter class when a 
few months’ study will place you in the 
former ? Our catalogue may aid you in de¬ 
ciding. Write for it, 


F. L. SHAW, President. 


E. C. Vandeukercklioven, 


artistic photographer, 


29 MAIN ST 


bethel, 


Maine 


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I wish to say to the public that 
I have opened a Sale Stable in May- 
ville, and will keep a large stock of 
Horses, weighing from 1000 to 
1600 pounds each, constantly on 
hand. If you need a good work 
horse, or a driver, give me a call and 
I will please you. 

Geo, E, Ryerson, 

Bethel,’ Maine. 


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